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Villers Bretaneaux, Villers-Bretonneux, France travel blog

Villers Bretaneaux

A travel blog entry by afisher63

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... - due to the lean of this statue after if was hit by artillery ) and had a beautiful traditional cheese ( we are in France)  meal in a quaint cafe After lunch we travelled to view the lochnagar crater , and enormous crater that was created when the ...

Las Laous, Boussenac, France travel blog

Las Laous

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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The trek into the house was about a kilometer from the main road and post box.  A tiny gravel track has no room for mistakes as it snakes it’s way down a steep hill.  Hairpin turns soo sharp that you need to stop and do a 3-point ...

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France Day 18 - "Better than Versailles"

A travel blog entry by styrsky

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... is sooo mean! ... hehe... Goodbye to the Huets for today. We will meet again at least one more time before we leave France. Its great to have been able to develop a good friendship with these guys. Franck refers to Vincent as his closest friend, "his ...

Amorous or Foolhardy?, Marseille, France travel blog

Amorous or Foolhardy?

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Over the last months of travel, we’ve met and talked with many people about what we’re doing.  As you can imagine, we’re greeted with many responses.  Most can’t fathom a trip without end or adgenda.  Some say they ...

Daddy, I want a palace and a ferrari and a yacht, Èze, France travel blog

Daddy, I want a palace and a ferrari and a yacht

A travel blog entry by susan.carrick

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Today we ventured to Monaco and Eze, and a whirlwind affair it was too.    Eze is a medieval village atop a mountain crag and it promised much...but we never quite got there.  The bus driver was not keen to venture up to the top and play ...

pin only - port, Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, France travel blog

pin only - port

A travel blog entry by styrsky

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First  day  at  School, Paris, France travel blog

First day at School

A travel blog entry by afisher63

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Today, we dropped a grumpy Elyse off for her first day of French school.  One would think that the school would be easy to find – but it is tucked away on the 3rd floor of what looks like an apartment building.  We have 2 security doors ...

Second  day  of  school, Paris, France travel blog

Second day of school

A travel blog entry by afisher63

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After a successful and happy first day of school, I was surprised that Elyse was not full of enthusiasm for school this morning. However, knowing where we needed to go and how to get in, we left a little later and still Elyse was first to arrive in her ...

Grands Boulevards, Paris, France travel blog

Grands Boulevards

A travel blog entry by afisher63

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The Passage Jouffroy was our first find at Grands Boulevards train station (ps it is not a typing error - it is Grands not Grand). Places wake up slowly in Paris. So we walked through the Passage Jouffrey and then the Passage Verdeau and ...

Back to Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Back to Paris

A travel blog entry by afisher63

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We  were  rewarded  with  a  sleep  in  today  ,  with  Nancy  coming  around  10  to  pick  us  up.  Over  night  there  had  been  ...

Getting to know Draguignan, Draguignan, France travel blog

Getting to know Draguignan

A travel blog entry by susan.carrick

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... friendly and both speak fluent French. Emel is French and from Strasbourg originally. Peter is an Aussie but has taught in France. They are interesting and knowledgeable and This makes getting around easy and negotiating in cafes and shops a breeze. But ...

Soccer players and sausages, Mundolsheim, France travel blog

Soccer players and sausages

A travel blog entry by robartsroaming

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I love this house so much that I sent Lyndon and the kids out to the shops to get lunch while I had a bit of R&R on my own. The bath towels are so huge that I spent a good part of the morning after my shower just walking around wrapped in one, I felt ...

So, for France, Calais, France travel blog

So, for France

A travel blog entry by jonmatters

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I had my own room at the hostel in Calais for a cheap $37/night. I didn't see much in Calais the first night, but I went out Sunday for a walk about town. Apparently the French do not work on Sundays, so the umbrella and the trash bags I needed for ...

France Day 16 - Versailles, Versailles, France travel blog

France Day 16 - Versailles

A travel blog entry by styrsky

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As Janice gets the kids ready for our longest road trip to date ... I head to the store for some milk, fill up the car with gas, and grab some treats from la boulangerrie. I get home and we head out towards Versailles. Its just outside of Paris, and the ...

Hold the Anchovies, Meschers-sur-Gironde, France travel blog

Hold the Anchovies

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... daily to go and sit on a beach and roast.  Finally his waiting is over! Spent the afternoon doing laundry (strange, in France they won’t supply you with toilet paper in the bathroom, but they’ll give you soap with your laundry - ...

pin only - angers, Angers, France travel blog

pin only - angers

A travel blog entry by styrsky

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France Day 30 - Disney Paris, Marne-la-Vallée, France travel blog

France Day 30 - Disney Paris

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  Man. A day full of Disney is tiring! This morning we decide to sleep in ... at least to 8:30am. Not too bad. We head downstairs and enjoy a breakfast before the trip in to Disney. Notable events: * Sam cried after CRUSH. Pretty intense ...

Slippery little suckers, Messanges, France travel blog

Slippery little suckers

A travel blog entry by emtyadventures

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Welcome back to more rambles. Our FACEBOOK page is also here. COZES to MESSANGES: Slippery little sucker. (Photo's to come next edition - The Wifi is sturuggling - pronounced Wee Fee here, he he he).  We left Cozes just as our friend's ...

Place D'Italie, Paris, France travel blog

Place D'Italie

A travel blog entry by afisher63

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We only had the morning to explore because we wanted to be back in time to meet Elyse after her last day of school. We chose to do d'Italie.  A very pretty area to wander through.  We were hoping to see the National Tapestry Museum in ...

Day 15, Paris, France travel blog

Day 15

A travel blog entry by antoinette2607

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Today we went to the Palace of Versailles. It was as beautiful as I remembered. Unfortunately, the queens rooms were undergoing conservation work so we didn't get to see anything of Marie-Antoinette. When we got to the obligatory museum shop I was ...

To market, to market..., Lorgues, France travel blog

To market, to market...

A travel blog entry by susan.carrick

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Today was all about Lorgues.  About 15 km from Draguignan, every Tuesday it boasts the best market place in the region. Words cannot describe the produce.  Check out the photos!  But first, we had to get there... Up at 6.30 and playing ...

France Day 20 - Not your average day of Chillin', Chateau-Gontier, France travel blog

France Day 20 - Not your average day of Chillin'

A travel blog entry by styrsky

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... in the summertime, and mostly only by Hubert, ... but it is FULL of character. We are surrounded by the rolling hills of France, a small grass fire burns in the corner, and around us are huge trees, blackberry bushes, and two beautiful homes. Hubert and ...

Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Paris

A travel blog entry by budz888

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... I'd heard. Americans are all goodies - Albanians, Arabs and even the French turned out all to be evil. Greeted onto the Air France flight in French (good start) but ended up ordering food in English. Chicken or lom? Yes, that's how she pronounced lamb. ...

First Day on the Job, Vire, France travel blog

First Day on the Job

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Our first official day of 'work', and we got to stain window frames!  Not quite the farm work I'd envisioned, but OK none the less.  Strange working side by side with Brian as we haven't done that much.  We tend to each work on different ...

pin only - Caen, Caen, France travel blog

pin only - Caen

A travel blog entry by styrsky

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The wonder of Versailles, Versailles, France travel blog

The wonder of Versailles

A travel blog entry by susan.carrick

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When the adventure starts with "This is going to be the best day of my life" (aka Sophie Marcoux, student and fashionista Parisienne), you know that it's going to be good fun. The lovely train system delivered us to Versailles after only a few platform ...

Paris - the city of love, Paris, France travel blog

Paris - the city of love

A travel blog entry by antoinette2607

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Today we made our way to Paris via the Eurostar. It was so easy! There was hardly anyone on the train so we got to spread out in the carriage. The train is super fast and we arrived in Paris In no time at all. We were picked up at the station and driven ...

Back from Cannes, Paris, France travel blog

Back from Cannes

A travel blog entry by kangelo13

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We just returned from a weekend of bliss in Cannes, France...We arrived the week before the Cannes film Festival and people were just arriving and getting everything prepared for the big week. We rented a car in Nice at the airport and drove into Cannes, ...

A day in town, Draguignan, France travel blog

A day in town

A travel blog entry by susan.carrick

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Well, today we didn't do very much - a thankfully quiet day in the town. Madeleine had organised a guided tour for the Draguignan students at one of the museums - the Musee des Arts et Traditions Populaires, a showcase of local life for the last 200 ...

Day 14, Paris, France travel blog

Day 14

A travel blog entry by antoinette2607

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Today is Museum day! We walked from our apartment to the Louvre (which took about 20 minutes) and then another 30 to get through security. The measures in place seemed woefully inadequate to the amount of people trying to enter. We meandered through ...

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