Travel Blogs from Lille, France

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Seeing Lille, Lille, France travel blog

Seeing Lille

A travel blog entry by jonmatters

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... otherwise), which was three huge floors of paintings, sculptures, ceramics, and antiques. I believe it is the largest museum in France, and I can believe it, for even I spent about three hours there. Some of the sculptures there are quite impressive--the ...

lille pin, Lille, France travel blog

lille pin

A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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Biofuel, Lille, France travel blog

Biofuel

A travel blog entry by hpeier12

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... of Constance which was very nice. Then Leaving Switzerland in my Bristol to England to have it Serviced . On the way refueling in France I got really bad Biofuel which was completely yellow and left me stranded on the Freeway after a few miles. Had to ...

A weekend in Lille, France, Lille, France travel blog

A weekend in Lille, France

A travel blog entry by andrew_mac

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After spending a long, boring weekend in Mons I decided to mix it up and drive to France for the weekend. There's a city, Lille, only a 45 minute drive from my house. I booked a cheap room and headed down on Friday afternoon. My car, nicknamed 'Blue ...

5 Countries in 1 day!, Lille, France travel blog

5 Countries in 1 day!

A travel blog entry by markwilliams84

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... on a ferry on Lake Malawi in Central Africa, who I had stayed in touch with and planned to meet as he just happened to be in Europe at the same time) we set off for a long days driving. We drove though France, Holland, Belgium, Germany and in to ...

Land of crazy people and dog poop, Lille, France travel blog

Land of crazy people and dog poop

A travel blog entry by collanya

... to the monument and back. http://images.google.ca/images?hl=fr&q=lille&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wi Lille is a pretty place, but the people here are strange. Lots of people randomly talking to themselves, and sometimes to us... one ...

Bientôt le départ, Lille, France travel blog

Bientôt le départ

A travel blog entry by joetcharly

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Hé hé ! L'Amérique latine, nous voici nous voilà très très bientôt !!! Plus que quelques heures avant le décollage... L'excitation et l'appréhension sont 2 émotions qui se battent en duel en ce moment. Le départ est ...

School Field Trip, Lille, France travel blog

School Field Trip

A travel blog entry by koreywhite

... a very elaborate Notre Dame Cathedral here which we toured and sketched. After we visited these two places, we then went to Lille, the fifth largest city in France, by the way it is at the top of my list of places visited so far. Our hostel was based in ...

Museums and old stuff, Lille, France travel blog

Museums and old stuff

A travel blog entry by julieashley

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A day of tourist things. I went to the Museum of Beaux Arts. If you are not into old paintings etc. you may want to skip this entry..To start with it helps to impart grandeur if you have a grand building to house the art. .The first section was early ...

Ice-skating and Lille, Lille, France travel blog

Ice-skating and Lille

A travel blog entry by hithere52

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... Lille that had a bunch of cute boutiques.  We also grabbed some Chinese food for a snack.  After that we had to head back to the train station to get home.  It was nice to see another city in France, even if it was only for a ...

feeling foreign in France, Lille, France travel blog

feeling foreign in France

A travel blog entry by peacelovertw

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... a stoop and go to sleep in a youth hostile with scary bedding and a shared toilet down the hall.  Well, I am in France, so nothing can be that bad :-) Off to check out the city.  More updates later when I can find a normal keyboard ...

Goodbye Paris, Hello Lille, Lille, France travel blog

Goodbye Paris, Hello Lille

A travel blog entry by christianbjork

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... and thousands of other pieces of art, as well as the Chateau de Versailles.  Anyways, Paris was amazing, and now I'll be in Lille for a couple of days.. My European trip is coming to an end in about 2 weeks or so, when I leave from Dusseldorf on the ...

les impressions..., Lille, France travel blog

les impressions...

A travel blog entry by bitzofcarla

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    To say the least, my first week and a half in France has been a whirlwhind of overstimulation on so many levels. Amongst eating unbelievably delicious meals, exploring the city on foot, and making genuine friends, it has been ...

More photos of Lille, Lille, France travel blog

More photos of Lille

A travel blog entry by jpischedda

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Fromelles, Lille, France travel blog

Fromelles

A travel blog entry by julieashley

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... and seems to be doing well due in some small part, I think, to the constant stream of Aussies that are coming to this part of France. It has been a long hot day. I give Greg a copy of my grandfather's diary which he is excited to receive. My train is ...

Loong trip, Lille, France travel blog

Loong trip

A travel blog entry by julieashley

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... Paris so lay down and got a solid 7 hrs 4. Nice chat with some Chinese business men in train area. Michelle, I think it might be contact. 5. Baguette sandwich for lunch. (Yes, I'm back in France!) But nothing could make the immigration debarcle bareable. ...

The UK Begins, Lille, France travel blog

The UK Begins

A travel blog entry by budz888

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... Esperantist I usually hang out with at the congress. He knows heaps of Esperantists so I'm guaranteed to meet somebody new.   Ah, France! The home of smoking being cool.   Outside the pub turns out to be a really handy spot. At least half of ...

Hill 62, Near Lille, France travel blog

Hill 62

A travel blog entry by wardtrip

Hill 62 Hill 62 is consists of a small museum and some well preserved trenches. The first section of the museum was the Uniforms and Artillery as well as small microscope like machine that when you looked through it you could see photos of the war the ...

05/07/09, Lille, France travel blog

05/07/09

A travel blog entry by fbauchet

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... and I was born on the 6 of May. Spooky if you ask me. We then started to talk about why we were staying in Lille and discovered that nothing was stopping us to go to England earlier than previously thought. So we arrived at the hotel changed our train ...

Lille, Lille, France travel blog

Lille

A travel blog entry by weixiao

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My Moroccan adventure started in Lille, where I was studying for a term at the uni. Lille's a great place and 'the Leeds group' real and adopted were fantastic. It was a lovely relaxing few months. Lille was City of Culture that year and there was loads ...

Around Lille, Lille, France travel blog

Around Lille

A travel blog entry by julieashley

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Set off and Roubaix today (check map) to see an art museum that is in a previous swimming pool. Hence the name La Piscine. I arrived at the thoroughly acceptable time of 10am to find that it didn't open until 11am. So I sat in a nice café having a ...

Becoming French, Lille, France travel blog

Becoming French

A travel blog entry by julieashley

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You know I think I could adapt to this life. and I take it all back. This Airbnb is great. The location is perfect..After my day yesterday I settled down in my usual seat at the beer café and ordered my usual beer. ({rice adjustment: It costs $AUD6. I ...

Family in Lille, Lille, France travel blog

Family in Lille

A travel blog entry by qiandjes

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Lille, France, Lille, France travel blog

Lille, France

A travel blog entry by justin

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Boozin' in ...

Local life, Lille, France travel blog

Local life

A travel blog entry by julieashley

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... in living with all the middle easterns. I wave good evening to the nice little Lebanese lady that I bought the date pastries from earlier.Back home I share a cup of tea with my host, Maite and we share life stories.All in all a good first day in ...

Off to France, Lille, France travel blog

Off to France

A travel blog entry by jpischedda

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With only one minor and easily corrected missed-train-stop error, I have arrived in France.  I spent the night in a hostel in Lille, an old city in the North of France with the typically european old churches, large public squares, wide pedestrian ...

France, Lille, France travel blog

France

A travel blog entry by budz888

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... they'll have an in flight purchase to allow you to remove really annoying ads...   I had my bus from Belgium to Lille already booked and paid for. The bus stop was right outside the terminal... couldn't have been easier. This was a super cheap ...

Found Lille, Lille, France travel blog

Found Lille

A travel blog entry by darren

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wow! It is like I have woken from a dream. i am impressed by the speed of the TVG trains! This is a little weird typing this message because it is a french keyboard; a little different. it was a little difficult to find a place to stay; but i got a ...

Road and Track Day, Lille, France travel blog

Road and Track Day

A travel blog entry by ianm1313

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Now that all the troops had arrived safely it was time for the trip across to Nurburgring. The German Touring Cars (DTM) had a round of their championship series at Nurburgring 6-8 August, so the opportunity to check out some of the most exciting race ...

La vie quotidienne, Lille, France travel blog

La vie quotidienne

A travel blog entry by bitzofcarla

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... and the power of monsieur propre - yes, Mr. Clean. Probably my favourite literal translation I have yet to come across in France...but who wouldn't be entertained by a cleaning product called monsieur! Anyways, those who know me at ...

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