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Heading North for the Sea, La Baule, France travel blog

Heading North for the Sea

A travel blog entry by charmedlife

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... garden plots and their hedges, or vinters lovingly caring for their grapes. Watching these scenes, I thought about how much I love France. As the first foreign country I ever visited, back when I was only fifteen, when both my speaking and comprehension ...

mind travel, Hautefort, France travel blog

mind travel

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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... though I am not actually watching, it doesn't mean I am not aware of the gravity of it all.   I mean, England versus France, now where do your loyalties lie?   'What's the score?' I asked when venturing into the living room to pour myself ...

all creatures great and small, Hautefort, France travel blog

all creatures great and small

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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Just a quick line, nothing much to write about really. Except the weather. The rain has stopped and there is a fair amount of sunshine, but it is still not warm. It reminds me of ski holidays but without the snow. We are down to the last of our logs, who ...

Wiener Wrangling, Boussenac, France travel blog

Wiener Wrangling

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Finally the day that had been talked about all week was here.  One little (not so little at +100lbs) wiener pig was in the sow park and needed to be moved to be with his buddies.  He was only there due to a previous escape and was starting to ...

Valentines in Barcelona, Paris, France travel blog

Valentines in Barcelona

A travel blog entry by kangelo13

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... with costumed and masked people in the streets. we rented a car and our friends julie and macgregor came with us. the drive through france , switzerland and italy and it took 8 hours to get to milan , italy where we stayed for the night. we all partied ...

Nice = Nice, Cannes, France travel blog

Nice = Nice

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... along Nice for a bit before heading back to the wonderful hills of California in Cannes. Norman and JoJo invited us to stay a day longer to see the island in their 'back yard'. We really like this part of France, so we happily accepted. ...

Into the City of Bread, Crepes and Wine, Paris, France travel blog

Into the City of Bread, Crepes and Wine

A travel blog entry by nklenske

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... between the cabbie (the most friendly one in Paris) and the rest of us. He jokingly asked what us Americans were doing in France, kindly pointing out that our dollar was worthless here. According to our amused driver, he knew of four Americans in all of ...

Why I Love the French, Paris, France travel blog

Why I Love the French

A travel blog entry by nklenske

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Visit Klenske, Ink. The Louvre, one of the world's largest museums, a daunting task that many actually purposely avoid. Now on a resurgence due to The DaVinci Code, we headed that way on Friday morning. To enter the compound, you now enter through a ...

Mulhouse., Mulhouse, France travel blog

Mulhouse.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Mulhouse. ...

Sacre Coeur, Arc, Eiffel, Latin Quarters & TUK TUK, Paris, France travel blog

Sacre Coeur, Arc, Eiffel, Latin Quarters & TUK TUK

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... the obelisk from Luxor is displayed. I always wonder, why don't they just give it back to Egypt, it clearly does not belong to France. From here we catch our bus to the next landmark, Champs Elysees and Arc de Triomph. We got off the bus somewhere halfway ...

South Africa on my mind, Hautefort, France travel blog

South Africa on my mind

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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How come when you are not feeling as well as you think you should, you feel defeated? Who or what was the opponent and why hadn't you realised there was a battle going on? Strange questions to begin with, strange moods bringing them up. This morning I ...

netherlands versus russia, Clédat - Dordogne, France travel blog

netherlands versus russia

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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I'm now watching a football (or soccer) match - a novelty for me but tonight is special. The Dutch team is apparently doing very well in the European or world series. There's a lot of to do about it and we are all officially invited to Bernadette and ...

Empty streets, Oradour Sur Glane, France travel blog

Empty streets

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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I will get round to writing up an entry for this but, hey, if you wait for that you'll be waiting for the new millenium.   Here are some photos to pass the ...

party palaver, Cledat-Dordogne, France travel blog

party palaver

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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I promised you a full account of Saturday's party, but to be perfectly honest, there's not that much to tell. Not that it was boring - no, not at all. It was a great party, we all enjoyed ourselves, and had lots of fun.  Fleur and ...

Eating in Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Eating in Paris

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... input by friends of the owner).  Notice who is writing the reviews. Are the reviews all Europeans or, even better, (for France) French?  If there are a lot of reviews, the ratings are good and the reviews are local it almost doesn't matter ...

Foux Da Fa Fa, Vire, France travel blog

Foux Da Fa Fa

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... cars.  I must get some pictures to post.  Tiny little autos zip down the roads.  My first taste of France was a memorable one.  Each town has it's own Boulangier which is my favourite place.  Almost impossible to drive by ...

What do Joan of Arc and Monet have in common?, Rouen, France travel blog

What do Joan of Arc and Monet have in common?

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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Hi everybody! We decided to take a short break in France and revisit a town we had only briefly stopped in before - Rouen.  We had been to Rouen in route to/from somwhere else and had thought it would be worth another visit, but had not gotten back ...

Back in Toulouse., Toulouse, France travel blog

Back in Toulouse.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Back in ...

Sometimes, close by is better, Grenade, France travel blog

Sometimes, close by is better

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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Today is a day of relaxing, no specific itinerary, just go with what the day brings us. Sort of a travelers' Sunday you might say. We woke up late and did a little research on where to go next. A bit of google, tripadvisor and of course booking.com. ...

France and Switzerland, Neuchatel Switzerland and Colmar, France travel blog

France and Switzerland

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... part of the European Union. . . WILL WE EVER GET OUT OF THIS PLACE (Part 2) As we left Switzerland and crossed into France, we were stopped by French immigration/customs agents who asked if we had anything to declare. We didn't, so we said no, after ...

Collioule, Avignon, Lyon, Lyon, France travel blog

Collioule, Avignon, Lyon

A travel blog entry by cullism

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... were made of sterner stuff and walked all the way. Even Margaret had forgotten that it was Ascension Thursday, a public holiday throughout France and when we reached Cathédrale Saint Jean we found ourselves at a special Mass. We counted more than one ...

don't want to, Clédat - Dordogne, France travel blog

don't want to

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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Driving down to Hautefort, the sight of the castle never fails to amaze. As if seeing it for the first time, I gasp - it is truly beautiful. I love it, it touches my soul. I wonder, can you be in love with a building? Still I haven't ...

gold, Clédat - Dordogne, France travel blog

gold

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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 What would you have done? Driving back from the Intermarché, Alabama 3 full blast 'Hypo full of love', I see a car across the road, stranded and what seemed like a woman half hanging out of it. A young man was frantically trying to flag down ...

weather or not, Clédat - Dordogne, France travel blog

weather or not

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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It was a wonderful day today. You know, the weather has been really strange all through our stay. Very unsettled, lots of rain and thunderstorms, alternated by sunny, sometimes even hot, spells. Luckily, I like walking in the rain, specially if the ...

NOT SO FAST!, St. Florent, France travel blog

NOT SO FAST!

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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Not a whole lot of interesting stuff happens when you´re living by yourself in a tent, far from town. I attempted a day of silence on a Wednesday.  But, I didn´t see anyone the whole day, unless you count fish, but even they were underwater, by ...

France Day 14 - Chenonceau, Amboise, & BETRAYAL!, Chenonceaux, France travel blog

France Day 14 - Chenonceau, Amboise, & BETRAYAL!

A travel blog entry by styrsky

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... would always show us how Paris drivers were the worst! : )  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_arrondissements_of_France On we drive, and I see a sign for Amboise and am reminded that yesterday, while we were doing some internet research about ...

In my head my French is great ..., Pont-Saint-Esprit, France travel blog

In my head my French is great ...

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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... three weeks and the lapsed time since I last posted dictates that I need to share again. Just having a flat and basing ourselves in France feels very "chic"even though we are just in a small "provincial" (got that word from the opening song in the Disney ...

Adventures of Sam and Tina, Nice, France travel blog

Adventures of Sam and Tina

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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... do in Europe"). So another early morning start and a few overnight trains ahead of us we were off. The last two days in Southern France have been beautiful, warm spring days. We got to Avignon and the fog had set in and didn't lift until we got to Antibes ...

Chic Cahors, Cahors, France travel blog

Chic Cahors

A travel blog entry by charmedlife

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Upon leaving my lovely villa, I returned to a charming, affordable hotel near the train station in Cahors, and explored that medieval town of 21,000 a bit better. The cathedrals, the 700 year old fortified Pont Valentre, and more winding streets, ...

nuts, Clédat - Dordogne, France travel blog

nuts

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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... small patches are appearing. We have our own vine in the backyard, a present from my brother who grows grapes in the south of France, the Corbieres. I'm getting thirsty, all this talk of wine. So, if you don't mind. Oh, just in case you were wondering: ...

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