Plenty of cool watering holes in a Spain summer. Inland as well.
Basque country in the French Pyrénées
Biarritz through Andorra to Marseille
Southwest Atlantic coast Basque country, France
West Cork, Ireland
Graus, Huesca, Spain Graus is a village in the Spanish province of Huesca within the autonomous community of Aragon located in the Spanish Pyrenees at the confluence of rivers Esera and Isabena. It is the administrative capital of the region. Wikipedia
Bordeaux, France Bordeaux to my surprise had a lovely charm of L’ancien et le nouveau (the old and the new). Seemingly the stark architectural and cultural divergences blended in a harmony that appeared to be an accepted norm amongst it’s inhabitants and the tourists alike. I came upon this town at night, at first not so serendipitous…
Saint-Germain-des-Prés When the lights go on around Paris from my experience come people like moths to a flame. There are lovers, the looking for love, diners, people on their way to exceptional music venues of every genre, performances of all forms and controversy plus a general feeling from most out in the town that something good will…
a few brief moments during The European Cup in France 2016
Hole in the Wall, Athy, Kildare, Ireland. Apparently a favourite drinking venue for the Duke of Wellington and infamous for past meretricious activities. The barman a friendlier person you couldn’t meet has some great yarns about the building, it’s construction, the bar and it’s history. Here is a page dedicated to it’s History.