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Lots of churches and a little Pompidou conclusion, Paris, France travel blog

Lots of churches and a little Pompidou conclusion

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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... staff, modern design and view to die for...and delicious food.  Our most spectacular dining experience to date in France.  Wandered back through the streets of Le Marais, enjoyed an expertly presented gelato cone and collapsed into bed before ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Paris seems softer and more muted than Spain, Paris, France travel blog

Paris seems softer and more muted than Spain

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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... I needed some toiletries and teabags and stuff. But it was a nice little town to wander around and a lovely introduction to France The second day I took a 20 minute metro ride into the centre of Paris and along with a few hundred other tourists checked ...

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: ...

City by the sea...with an edge, Marseille, France travel blog

City by the sea...with an edge

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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Arrived in Marseilles after an uneventful train ride from Nimes.  While expensive, the trains in France are quite comfortable and timely.  A quick but expensive taxi driven by the most polite and charming gentleman encountered in France ...

Change of Plans?, Boussenac, France travel blog

Change of Plans?

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... I thought we were granted for each country is actually for the combined Senchgen countries.  Since we'll be at least 60 days in France alone, it means we won't be doing the France, Italy, Greece and then Turkey route we had planned on in the length ...

not today, thank you, Cledat-Dordogne, France travel blog

not today, thank you

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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... to come back today and make the rounds. Peter told me to just go by myself, as he's still not in favour of living in France, but curiosity got the better of him and he came along for the ride afterall. Of course I kind of hope he will get inspired and ...

le grand coderc, Clédat - Dordogne, France travel blog

le grand coderc

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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Of all the interesting places to visit here, the magnificent castles, the world famous caves, museums - the obvious, there is one place,  you definitely shouldn't miss: L'Auberge le Grand Coderc. Restaurant and place to spend the night when ...

Toulouse., Toulouse, France travel blog

Toulouse.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Toulouse. ...

Americans in Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Americans in Paris

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... wasn't there. We waited another hour, til 4:20, but still no Jessica. We later found out that the train from southern France was delayed because of a transit strike and she didn't get there until the next day. We spent much of the weekend ...

timing, continued, Hautefort, France travel blog

timing, continued

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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We left, of course. With regret, the atmosphere was so relaxed and friendly but I wasn't about to hang around for the next 3 or 4 hours feeling this hungry. So on to the next village, fingers crossed there would be food readily available there. Aubas, ...

Bonjour Cannes, Cannes, France travel blog

Bonjour Cannes

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... . Slightly refreshed we enjoyed our Yogurt and Cereal breakfast that we bought the day before in our room. We were ready to leave for France again. Our next destination is Cannes on the Cote D'Azur. It is here that friends of ours invited us over to their ...

Cheri dans Parie, Paris, France travel blog

Cheri dans Parie

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Paris c’est magnifique!  I am completely in love with the city of romance! Arriving by train just after lunch we managed to navigate our way through the underground labyrinth to our first metro stop.  After boarding, I felt the ...

mixed feelings, Hautefort, France travel blog

mixed feelings

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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... some 500 euro worth of wine. Yes, I know, you don't have to be a genius to work it out. So it was a nice send off, making me forget about tomorrow, the last day. I'm going to sleep now, I hope I'll dream of the wine, a taste of honey, a taste of France. ...

one for bob, Clédat - Dordogne, France travel blog

one for bob

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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I'm overwhelmed - and tickled pink, of course - by the amount of hits on this page. Thank you all, it's most encouraging. At least, I think it is, for so far only two visitors have rated it. One, I'm sure,  my dear husband,  so that ...

A Whole New World..., Les Herbiers, France travel blog

A Whole New World...

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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After leaving the canal it’s been like entering a new world.  No longer is it autumn, but late summer with the insects humming in the grass and the hot ‘dog days’ upon us.  Sun all day long without a spec of cloud.  ...

Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Paris

A travel blog entry by cullism

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MONDAY EVENING SAMADHI, St. Florent, France travel blog

MONDAY EVENING SAMADHI

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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On the day after I arrived in Corsica, I had my best meditation yet. I´d finished a writing task, and so my mind was unencumbered.  The air was dark and silent, and I sat on a wild, grassy lawn facing St. Florent´s bay.  I slowly ceased ...

MARCEL PAGNOL, St. Florent, France travel blog

MARCEL PAGNOL

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... after coming to the island.  There was something I wanted to do on Monday, though, something I wanted to do before I left France, and that was to read a book by Marcel Pagnol. Many French people had recommended reading one of his books. He´s ...

France Day 25 - Tennis anyone?, Chateau-Gontier, France travel blog

France Day 25 - Tennis anyone?

A travel blog entry by styrsky

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Back in Chateau-Gontier means a good night's sleep ... a relaxing morning with a walk to la boulangerrie with the kids in the AM ... and of course, TENNIS! Janice kicks my butt AGAIN. 6-3, 6-2. Argh. Back to the house for her to rest with the kids, ...

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