Where ya bound for this year, Eliza?...August 5, 2020 in France ⋅ ⛅ 24 °C
Took a trip on the fast SNCF TGV train to Biarritz, a place I had always wanted to visit since uttering the line ‘where ya going this year, Eliza? Biarritz?’ in My Fair Lady, just before ‘Wouldn’t It Be Luverly’.
And luverly it was. Followed the suggested walking tour up past the Casino to the Lighthouse with fabulous views along the Atlantic coastline. Some magnificent villas on the way, although Empress Eugenie’s palace (turned hotel) is closed till next year for renovations. Had lunch of mussels and frites (and a half a litre of red wine) at Fisherman’s Port, before walking across to the Rock of the Virgin. Had a lovely swim in the sea which was warm and inviting - the warmest Atlantic swim I’ve had.Read more