Once upon a time in Africa
This is a story of two French couples, Katy and Marnix, from Brussels, Véronique and Patrick, French expatriates whom are very attached to the south of France. Four personalities who met and became friends in Congo, where they have been living for more than 15 years. Different origines and paths, but now a common destiny. The children leave for their studies, and the thirst for adventure urges them to leave Africa to start a new Guest house project. After short reflexion the four friends settle in Beaumes-de-Venise and welcome in there new home since the summer of 2018, visitors whom just like them fall in love with the venue.
Katy and Marnix
Born in Walloon Brabant, Katy and Marnix leave belgium to settle in Congo with their three daughters. Katy is a teacher and Marnix a former comander of the merchant navy who works in the maritime field in Congo, Angola and then South Africa. After 15 years on this continent they decide to return to Europe. But not alone....
Véronique and Patrick
Patrick and Véronique's love story begins in high school. It continues in Congo, after gaining their university diplomas. They founded a family, have four children, and develop the family transporting business. After 20 years in Africa, the children returned to Europe, Véronique and Patrick felt a little homesick...
Coup de coeur in Beaumes-de-Venise
Véronique discovered on the social network a charming guest house to take over in Provence. She slips the idea to Patrick who speaks to Marnix, his colleague and friend. The relection does not last very long. Why not embark on the adventure together ? The decision is made just as quickly. A choice they do not regret !