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August in the Alps, Champagny en Vanoise, France travel blog

August in the Alps

A travel blog entry by sutiramisu

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... .    As well we chanced upon an international ski jump event in Courcheval.  Very alpine; very impressive.  While France and Poland vied for the title, Canada was sadly second to last.  Still we cheered them on and enjoyed the ...

France Day 6 - Huet Family, Parce, and monks!, Parce, France travel blog

France Day 6 - Huet Family, Parce, and monks!

A travel blog entry by styrsky

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... things like that. The nifty GPS unit that my buddy Bruce lent to us for the trip has worked really well here in France, ... better than Spain actually. Thank you Bruce! ... We navigate to Parce easily enough, but their house and street aren't coming ...

Making Cheese in France!, Boussenac, France travel blog

Making Cheese in France!

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... the different varieties, tastes, and smells of it over the years (beyond Kraft Singles and Mild Cheddar).  So far in France, Ive greatly enjoyed tasting cheeses whose names I cannot pronounce, and can eagerly say that there’s nothing I’ve ...

Tales from the Pit, Boussenac, France travel blog

Tales from the Pit

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... ; Acorns pelting us while we camp and conchs exploding on the pavement before us are things we‘ve seen all along our travels in France.  But neither of these are edible and so interest me little.  At the farm there are a few new nut ...

Bullfight in Nimes, Nîmes, France travel blog

Bullfight in Nimes

A travel blog entry by jonmatters

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... a few Americans. It is funny how I have come to really appreciate the company of other English-speaking people. I am in France to see France, but I can’t speak French. I do feel like an outsider and traveling alone probably doesn’t help with ...

Family visit, Grenade, France travel blog

Family visit

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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My big brother is enjoying his vacation in the south of France as well. He is stationed at a camping close to Cahors so we arranged a family dinner together. The camping is located about an hour's drive away from Grenade, but we decide to first do some ...

France Day 8 - La Mine Bleue & Middle Ages Show, Noyant-la-gravoyere, France travel blog

France Day 8 - La Mine Bleue & Middle Ages Show

A travel blog entry by styrsky

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... Our day is full of fun ... but before I get to it all, a couple of items. **** First of all, the music of our France trip ... Arthur H., Jack Penate, and Hubert Mounier ... great stuff. I'm gonna iTunes it all when I get home. Second, a couple of ...

Montparnasse, a movie and Mussels, Paris, France travel blog

Montparnasse, a movie and Mussels

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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In the morning we went our to see some French shops. The galleries Lafayette and Printemps department stores are just around the corner. So we went to Printemps. Also because they have a terrace on the 8th floor that has a nice coffee place with an ...

Sightseeing and a scavenger hunt for food, Marseille, France travel blog

Sightseeing and a scavenger hunt for food

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... lunch menu yet and walked away leaving us sitting at the table. How difficult can it be to get a croissant and a juice in France, apparently very. So we got up and left this place to continue our search for morning food. We tried another restaurant ...

Catching the train...again, Toulouse, France travel blog

Catching the train...again

A travel blog entry by jonmatters

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Toulouse is 110 miles from Aucun, so I decided to make it a two-day journey. In planning my route to Toulouse, Olivier and Thibaut helped me look for an open campground halfway to Toulouse. We could not find any place other than a nudist ...

Christmas in Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Christmas in Paris

A travel blog entry by kangelo13

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... newspaper and am in the process of creating a new web site for my Paris portfolio. It has been a great first four months in France. We have had some family and friends come to visit us and plan on having more next year. Our friend Jeremy Smith, is ...

France Day 26 - Contact!, Chateau-Gontier, France travel blog

France Day 26 - Contact!

A travel blog entry by styrsky

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... the day. The kids play happilly. Janice packs and cleans the house a bit. The phone rings, its Sandrine! They have arrived back to France safely and are staying at Frank's mother's home for the next three days. A plan is made to meet at the house at ...

Bums, Belays, and Look out Below!, Tarascon-sur-Ariège, France travel blog

Bums, Belays, and Look out Below!

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Time to attempt something I’ve always been itching to do:  rock climbing.  And not the kind done on indoor walls with padded flooring.  Real out-in-the-open, unforgiving stone ROCK CLIMBING! Out in the Pyrenees in the Ariege region ...

Brain Food, Boussenac, France travel blog

Brain Food

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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A gory day full of raw meat, but surprisingly it didn’t bother me.  Some issues that have arisen when discussing the idea of setting up our own small holding with the attempt to be as self-sufficient as possible was whether or not we could ...

You win some, you lose some., Tornac, France travel blog

You win some, you lose some.

A travel blog entry by emtyadventures

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... until it abruptly ended the same time Spain did. We had a small moment of apprehension when it dawned on us we were in France again. We had become very comfortable in our Spanish existence, even able to have a basic conversation. Now we were back to ...

France Day 2 - Settling in ..., Chateau-Gontier, France travel blog

France Day 2 - Settling in ...

A travel blog entry by styrsky

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... 's made some awesome grilled chicken with onions. As I work, and Janice reads ... the kids watch Peter Pan start to finish for the first time. Ella is so tired she falls asleep half way through. Sam loves it. ... Its a magical day in France for us ...

Vines, Vines, Creon, France travel blog

Vines, Vines

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Vines, vines, everywhere are vines.  Blockin’ up the scenery, breakin’ my mind. Rouge vin, blanch, ro-se Can you taste the wi-ine? Spent about 3 days cycling through Bordeaux’s beautiful wine-country.  Pulling away from ...

The Louvre, The Notre Dame, The Sommelier, Paris, France travel blog

The Louvre, The Notre Dame, The Sommelier

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... as they insulted the customers and tossed the dishes and drinks on the tables. No wonder tipping is not common practice in France. After our break we continued to explore the museum, we wandered around the more unknown exhibitions, visited the Egyptian ...

France Day 15 - Recharging the batteries..., Chateau-Gontier, France travel blog

France Day 15 - Recharging the batteries...

A travel blog entry by styrsky

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... like the small town that it is. ... Yes, a small town, with a good amount of things to do, and a perfect location to explore France. We are very happy! Today I decide I must not eat any more Rillettes here. I've gone through 3 cartons so far (2 pork, ...

Carefree Canal?, Rieux, France travel blog

Carefree Canal?

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... cents to stay for the night (1 for the tent and 1.20 for each of us - they like to break down the pricing very specifically in France) and we needed to check in with the Lock Manager.  Back to the canal and to the nearest lock we went.  The man ...

Snow in Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Snow in Paris

A travel blog entry by kangelo13

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Bonjour It has been snowing in Paris for the last week and a half. But today it is sunny which is so nice. I have been on my break from school for a week now...it is just what i needed from my busy school and work schedule. I've been sleeping in ...

Oops, Cledat-Dordogne, France travel blog

Oops

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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Jacques has been a frequent visitor these days. Lonely and needing a shoulder to cry on, trying to come to terms with the prospect of going through life without his Bernadette. We do what we can, and that amounts to glass after glass of whatever ...

Credit Crunch, Cledat-Dordogne, France travel blog

Credit Crunch

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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... have to go. Worth a tidy sum yesterday, the price is plummeting as we speak. Let's just give it away. Then move to France (ok Johan, the advantages are becoming obvious), live off the land. Honestly, it's unbelievable what you just pick up by the ...

Chamonix, Chamonix, France travel blog

Chamonix

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Chamonix. ...

End of the Spanish run, Arles, France travel blog

End of the Spanish run

A travel blog entry by piholland

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Its only three nights since we left the camp site in Stiges but it already feels like weeks ago, were now back in France making our way towards Italy and into the unknown.  Even though our trip hasn't been laid out in stone we always had the rough ...

France Day 22 - St. Malo, Mont St. Michel, D-Day, Arromanches-les-Bains, France travel blog

France Day 22 - St. Malo, Mont St. Michel, D-Day

A travel blog entry by styrsky

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... drawbridge work again, Dad?" ... "Where are the bad guys now?" ... "Does anybody live here?" .... Before we came to France, we watched several documentaries on popular tourist sights, Mt. Saint-Michel being one of them. One of our favorite featured ...

quick question, Paris, France travel blog

quick question

A travel blog entry by suzyinbenin

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Hello everyone! Well, I said goodbye to Strasbourg and have returned for a last night in Paris. I don't really have much to say; in fact, the reason for this email is because someone sent me an email response to my last travelpod that went to my junk ...

trompe l'oeil, Clédat - Dordogne, France travel blog

trompe l'oeil

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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Something funny happened tonight. The five of us had finally settled down for a game of Trivial Pursuit after a busy day of walking, eating, visiting, swimming, shopping, eating and eating and eating. It's been really hot lately, too hot for me, but ...

Lest we Forget, le Ponte du Hoc, France travel blog

Lest we Forget

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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The end seems like a good place to begin.  For it’s only at the end that one can take time to reflect on what has been.  And it’s at the end of today that some of the most prominent images take place.  Ones that set the tone ...

Camping, Broken Noses and Frisbee, Hossegor, France travel blog

Camping, Broken Noses and Frisbee

A travel blog entry by peteandmandy

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After the havoc of yesterday, we were both ready to get down to Hossegor and set up camp for a few days. We took the long way along the coast through a number of small towns, all with there own camping grounds, some really nice places but most of them ...

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