Hiking in Champagne: Orbais-l’Abbaye

Hiking in Champagne: Orbais-l’Abbaye

A cool hike nearby at an ancient abbey? And we need something for dinner? Of course I want to join you–when do we leave? Continue reading Hiking in Champagne: Orbais-l’Abbaye

“We’re staying in a horse trailer?”

“We’re staying in a horse trailer?”

My friend and I wince. Our abode is oozing filth: linoleum floors are sticky with long-dried spilled liquid, an exploded soda in a non-functioning mini fridge, the kitchen sink’s broken faucet knobs, a toilet I didn’t want to touch, unclean bedding and spiders everywhere. We hit the jackpot. Continue reading “We’re staying in a horse trailer?”

Pseudo adobo?

Pseudo adobo?

My eyes start to water. It’s the spiciest food I’ve eaten and it’s not spicy. It’s salty, tart, tangy, garlicky and other, unknown flavors. I’ve never heard of the dish. It’s also true I’m 10 years old at the time. Continue reading Pseudo adobo?