Travel Blogs from Nantes, France

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Map Pin Update, Nantes, France travel blog

Map Pin Update

A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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Ce qui est chiant, c'est toi., Nantes, France travel blog

Ce qui est chiant, c'est toi.

A travel blog entry by angielajolie123

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... to Tanguy apologized over and over when she noticed my disappointment. I wouldn't be able to see Leila during my only stay in Nantes... because of her inconsiderate jerk of a boyfriend. For her sake, I plastered on a fake smile and acted like nothing was ...

One Last Week in France!, Nantes, France travel blog

One Last Week in France!

A travel blog entry by mike_erin

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For our last week in France we decided to explore the Loire Valley. This is a stretch of river valley between Nantes and Orleans that contains over 80 different chateaus built by various royals and nobles in France's history. Needless to say we have ...

Completely French for the day, Nantes, France travel blog

Completely French for the day

A travel blog entry by cynthiahegerty

Day of being completely French: - a slow ride to town on the bikes - picnic lunch from a bakery that is better than Silo (so much like Silo its not funny); half a baguette with roast vegetables on top and an apricot tart with pastry that ...

Nantes (Arrival), Nantes, France travel blog

Nantes (Arrival)

A travel blog entry by emilyb

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... JPII, photo (i) Benedict XVI, photo (j) Christian cartoon/drawing. According to Mme Bodet, although faith is becoming less and less in France, people in the west still go to church. She invited me to go with the two oldest kids, Louis-Marie and ...

Rain, rain, stop ruining our 2 hr walking tour, Nantes, France travel blog

Rain, rain, stop ruining our 2 hr walking tour

A travel blog entry by emilyb

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... supermarket - they pride themselves on going personally to the marketplace and picking out the best of the produce/cheese/meat/etc. or to the boulangerie and getting fresh baguettes each day). Nantes is beautiful, but the weather here is ...

Things I miss about Texas/the U.S.A., Nantes, France travel blog

Things I miss about Texas/the U.S.A.

A travel blog entry by emilyb

... and take away in to-go cups like at Starbucks But lest it sound like I hate everything, here are some things I like about France 1. Wine that always tastes good, even the cheap stuff 2. Being able to sit at a restaurant or cafe and take your time ...

Thanksgiving French-style, Nantes, France travel blog

Thanksgiving French-style

A travel blog entry by emilyb

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... potatoes (and they did incorporate the cranberries, but they were on top of the mashed potatoes - cranberries are not big in France), and a dessert of pumpkin pie (made from actual pumpkins) and apple pie, all accompanied by red wine and followed by ...

Sunny Skies and Castles, Nantes, France travel blog

Sunny Skies and Castles

A travel blog entry by penny.hope

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Aaarrghhhh another nite in a youth hostel with people who don't know the meaning of quiet.  Okay I get back just before midnight as the trams were very infrequent so I walked most of the way back taking almost an hour and I am cold.  There is a ...

Funny French things, Nantes, France travel blog

Funny French things

A travel blog entry by emilyb

... Everything shuts down at night - stores that stay open past 7-7:30 are rare, and 24 hour stores are unheard-of. - We're lucky - in France, gas is about $1.50 per LITRE (that's about 5-6 per gallon) - You say "bonjour" to someone the first time you see ...

FC Nantes-Atlantique vs. Olympique-Marseilles, Nantes, France travel blog

FC Nantes-Atlantique vs. Olympique-Marseilles

A travel blog entry by emilyb

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IES subsidized tickets for us to go to a football (soccer) match here in Nantes, which turned out to be really exciting! We got food at one of the many little food stands outside the stadium beforehand, and it being a festive sporting atmosphere, I opted ...

River Loire - Cities, Chateauxs and Gardens, Nantes, Angers, Villandry, Tours, Amboise, Blois, Chambord, France travel blog

River Loire - Cities, Chateauxs and Gardens

A travel blog entry by jnewcomb

... forest. Never camped there, so unable to give advice. Bed around midnight. Villandry, the best garden in France, sorry Monet... 3600 pieces from a 15th Century Moorish palace ceiling, Toledo Perfect gardens Perfect edges Me and ...

Classes, Nantes, France travel blog

Classes

A travel blog entry by emilyb

... should be good. Tomorrow, which is of course my 21st birthday, I'm taking the train to Paris to celebrate with Alec, and coming back in time for a soccer match IES got us tickets to Saturday night between Nantes-Atlantique and Marseilles...should be ...

Grand départ !!!, Nantes, France travel blog

Grand départ !!!

A travel blog entry by paulinearrive

Et bien voilà c'est juste pour que le shéma se fasse automatiquement sur la carte ! Départ de Roissy en Ce jeudi 6 janvier 2005 pour aller étudier aux HEC Montréal (ça se dit comme ça, je ne fais pas de faute ...

30000 Leagues from Australia?, Nantes, France travel blog

30000 Leagues from Australia?

A travel blog entry by v1213

... we had caught from Milan days earlier, describing their dissapointment at the realisation of the poor standards of Italian rail. Arriving in Nantes we walked over to our hotel which is about 500m from the station, but our room is only separated from ...

1er mai 2006 : Fête du Travail en Europe, Nantes, France travel blog

1er mai 2006 : Fête du Travail en Europe

A travel blog entry by travellingjon

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Journée de la Fête du Travail aujourd'hui, férié et très calme (aucun transport en commun, presque aucun commerce ouvert). On se lève tard tous les cinq, puis on va voir Stéphane Guillon au Festival ; acide et original, plutôt décousu, l'homme ...

Nantes, France, Nantes, France travel blog

Nantes, France

A travel blog entry by leithoff

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... grass and read until someone came and told us that we were not aloud to sit in the grass so then we sat on a bench until we could get into our hostel at 5pm. The next day we were happy to leave. Our third stop in France and we can´t wait to get to ...

Nantes - England v Samoa, Nantes, France travel blog

Nantes - England v Samoa

A travel blog entry by nathan_and_clem

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A much better game - after we missed the embarrassing ENG v SA pool clash, we went to the ENG v Samoa game. Prepared for the worst after the display against South Africa, we were pleasantly surprised to see that yes, the English team do know how to ...

9 avril 2006 : Points de repère, Nantes, France travel blog

9 avril 2006 : Points de repère

A travel blog entry by travellingjon

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... il fait encore clair dehors. Demain, le grand jour ! Ou du moins, l'un des grands jours... 10 OBSERVATIONS SUR LA FRANCE (suite) : 5- Gros boutons, p'tits boutons, chaînes, tirer, pousser... Les façons de faire partir une toilette en France sont ...

Mon voyage libre, Nantes, France travel blog

Mon voyage libre

A travel blog entry by jess06

... I just felt like I need to write a quick note about my weekend. On Saturday, I took a train at 830 (bright and early) to Nantes to visit a friend from PLU. This is the first time we have seen each other all semester. It is a little sad because we are ...

Nantes and Trentemoult, Brittany in the Loire, Nantes, France travel blog

Nantes and Trentemoult, Brittany in the Loire

A travel blog entry by travelingmom

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... away on the TGV, it is close to the Atlantic coast, situated on three rivers, the most important being the Loire. France considers Nantes to be part of the Department of the Loire, and it is advertised to tourists as part of the Loire-Atlantic region ...

Weekend in Nantes, Nantes, France travel blog

Weekend in Nantes

A travel blog entry by emilyb

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... we know better how to use the flashes on our cameras), go shopping, visit the market, and do other fun stuff around Nantes. The weather report predicted a storm, but it was beautiful and clear when I left the house, so I was optimistic. Unfortunately, ...

15 avril 2006 : Fin de semaine à Nantes (partie 1), Nantes, France travel blog

15 avril 2006 : Fin de semaine à Nantes (partie 1)

A travel blog entry by travellingjon

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... laitue dans un pain genre pita, avec frites. C'est dans des restaurants Turcs / Arabes, très courants en France, et semble-t-il plus encore à Nantes qu'à Paris que l'on retrouve ce plat complètement halal, c'est-à-dire de viandes d'animaux sacrifiés ...

La préparation du camion, Nantes, France travel blog

La préparation du camion

A travel blog entry by mel_et_charlo

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Tout d'abord, il faut dire que la rencontre avec notre futur camion fut une révélation ! Déjà charismatique de par lui-même, il avait tout ce qu'il faut pour nous plaire. 3 tonnes environ, 6 mètres de long, un pare-brise panoramique... Tout est ...

A tous ceux qui vont me manquer!!, Nantes, France travel blog

A tous ceux qui vont me manquer!!

A travel blog entry by koaclarck

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Here are people I will miss much for this travelling time. Sure more people are in my mind but I don't have their ...

The leaving due!!, Nantes, France travel blog

The leaving due!!

A travel blog entry by koaclarck

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Hi there! Just to mention the milestone: the leaving due: a bigger psycho step than the backpack setting! :)) I've done it therefore I can set off! :) Salut Juste pour faire part d'un fait important, la fête de départ est au compteur. Si si, c'est ...

30 avril 2006 : Mauvaises humeurs, Nantes, France travel blog

30 avril 2006 : Mauvaises humeurs

A travel blog entry by travellingjon

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Lever dans la bonne humeur générale vers 9 heures 30, déjeûner pain et fromage encore plus cool qu'hier (on a douze choses différentes à mettre sur soit du pain aux noix, des petits pains ou des croissants !), et départ vers l'Erdre (NDA : ...

the capital of the Loire valley, Nantes, France travel blog

the capital of the Loire valley

A travel blog entry by jamieandjason

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... happy.  I still think you'll be trophy-less come May 2010. Gaz, thanks for the kind words. Funny thing happened in Nantes tonight.  I was enjoying a fruity crepe (no!! I said CREPE) in a local establishment with Jamie when a couple of heavy-set ...

still in Nantes, Nantes, France travel blog

still in Nantes

A travel blog entry by jamieandjason

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... walking around just to figure out what to eat.  Off to see the chateau this afternoon then maybe to a soccer game (Nantes vs. Nimes) this evening. Chateau grounds were fab...really nice day walking around.  Jason decided to watch villa on the ...

French Hospitality, I like it, Nantes, France travel blog

French Hospitality, I like it

A travel blog entry by penny.hope

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... stay tonight if I like, I will see if I can get a refund from the Youth Hostel but I don't like my chances. I purchase a Nantes Card which gives me public transporet for 3 days and entrance into a whole lot of places so that will save me some and ...

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