His name is Bill. And he's from Texas! Walk Meister Roger has motored off into the sunset. But fear not. The walkers of Quarante have a new Meister. Bill has made certain that we don't skip a beat.
How about doing the Croix de Juillet again?
So off we went. The route was slightly different, a bit easier and a bit shorter, but still clocking in at close to five miles. I only took pictures that show the difference. You can see our full previous Croix de Juillet walk HERE.
|New Sub Meister?|
|Start at the co-op as usual.|
|But this time take the paved road all the way to the top. Walking trails are marked in blue.|
|More red dirt.|
|Co-op falls behind quickly when the way is paved.|
|But along the vines as ever.|
|Fancy that! A road sign to point the way.|
|And there it is.|
|And there we are.|
|Still color in the vines.|
|A bit hazy.|
|A bit of rain, not too heavy, and the color might get more intense. It's been SO dry.|
|Back to the co-op.|
|Many townspeople have small garden plots among the vines just outside of the village. This old gent's plot showed recent end-of-season work - planting late lettuce and hanging on to that one, last tomato...|