I’m just back from a little trip in Brittany (France). The reason was to attend a family reunion. Every 2 years, families from my dad’s side who live all over France meet up for a 4 day long week-end. It is a nice time for all of us to catch up with each other and spend a bit of time together. Not everyone can come as it is impossible to agree on a date when everyone is availabe. This time, there were about 50 of us. We usually rent a whole gite (self catering accomodation) and this time we rented the Maison Familiale Rural de Rumengol.

20150509_160354This is the building where the bedrooms were. Each room is for 2 persons. I love that wooden facade.

20150509_160240The view from the bedrooms.

20150509_160325One of the dining rooms is in that lower building.


dining roomThere were lots of people I haven’t seen in ages. I took this picture just before we went for a walk in the nearby forest.

20150509_160552We also went to the nearby beach in Saint Nic (a shortwhile drive from the Maison familiale).


20150509_17111520150509_182606It was so lovely to see everyone after a long time and I really enjoy those kind of areas in France (the countryside, beach towns and little villages). I hope to go back soon.

PS: I just found out that my 14 years cousin Irina has a blog (in french with a bit of english) since she was 11. You can read it here:

I’ll be back soon with lots of pictures of the garden.


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