It’s Apple Season in France!

Hello Friends, Foodies, and Fellow Campers! Gourmet Girl Denise here from the Loire River Valley, France. It is apple harvest here in the Loire and all parts north of here. Especially Normandy where they press the apples into cider and Calvados, an apple brandy. You may remember from my last post a couple of weeks […]

Lake Tahoe Adventure with Sisters on the Fly

Greetings! Gourmet Girl Gail here. I’ve written before about some of my adventures with Sisters on the Fly, and the Tahoe event is one I’ll never forget. There were about ninety Sisters camping out at Tahoe Valley Campground in South Lake Tahoe, and Kim Matarazzo, our hostess and organizer, had some fun activities in store […]

A Cool New Camping Hack!

To my fellow campers, both newbies and seasoned ones! Gourmet Girl Gail here. In my last post, I mentioned that I recently spent time in Big Sur with Wendy and her husband Larry. Wendy is the Gourmet Girl at Large who introduced to us to the amazing Wonderbag when we were testing recipes for our […]

Bounty from the Garden

Hello Everyone! I’m back online after a glitch in my partially completed electrics here at Le Petit Saint-Barnabé in the Loire. Internet runs on DSL here, so if a telephone line gets knocked out by the wind, no phone, internet or TV. I suppose even Paradise has its’ drawbacks. I do live in the countryside, […]

Hipcamp Adventure Number One!

Hello Fellow Adventurers! Gourmet Girl Gail here. If you missed our post last week, it’s because the lights went out in France’s Loire Valley where Denise is setting up camp these days. Her internet, which runs through the phone lines over there, was down due to high winds. With any luck, we’ll be hearing from […]

Central Coast Adventure

Greetings Everyone, Gourmet Girl Gail here. Recently, I took my Roadtrek 190 Versatile (“Gone with the Wind”) up to San Simeon State Park. She was swaying on the road quite a bit, and I’m not sure why. I’m having new shocks put in next week, so hopefully that’ll help. In the meantime, I’m holed up […]