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About Tandy | Lavender and Lime

Tandy is passionate about using regional, seasonable and sustainable produce when she cooks. She lives in Gordons Bay in a cottage with her husband and dogs. Tandy and Dave are busy building a house which is an adventure all in itself. Each year they visit a new place to experience the food of the area and you can follow along on their adventures.

Reutlingen to Zurich and home to Cape Town: Monday 2nd May – Tuesday 3rd May

We woke up early to say goodbye to Mathias. We took a lovely drive through the Black Forest and we had lunch along the Rhine in a small village. After Hockenheim we had a 50km ‘detour’ to the airport. Flew overnight … Continue reading

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Reutlingen: Sunday 1st May

We had a huge breakfast and then went to Schloss Lichtenstein. We walked a massively steep hill to Ruine Hohenurach. We had lunch at the bottom of the hill and then went to Teubingen. We walked through the old city … Continue reading

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Toulouse to Reutlingen: Saturday 20th April

We woke up early for breakfast and to get to the airport for our flight. The flight to Frankfurt was delayed. We arrived in Frankfurt and drove on the autobahn to Michelle and Mathias. We stopped at a truck stop … Continue reading

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Negra to Toulouse: Friday 29th April 2011

We were up bright and early to clean up and pack. Caught a taxi to the station in Villefranche-de-Lauragaus. Good thing we know how to use the ticket machine as the station office is closed until 10h25. We are taking … Continue reading

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Gardouch to Negra: Thursday 28th April

Dave cycled into Gardouch so we could have fresh croissants for breakfast. Had a relaxed morning. Out last lock was a double lock. We are all done going down. We tied up at Negra just after 12h00.  Went for a … Continue reading

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Renneville to Gardouch and Villefranche: Wednesday 27th April

We had a relaxing morning. The lock gates at Renneville were mechanical. We moored at Gardouch and walked into the village to buy a baguette. We then walked into Villefranche-de-Lauragaus. It is a lovely village with a huge supermarket 1km … Continue reading

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Castlenaudary to Renneville: Tuesday 26th April

We woke up at 08h30 and loafed a bit. We did not unplug the electricity before going for breakfast and shopping and the cost for the mooring and the electricity was €8.00. The Spar in France is just as expensive … Continue reading

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