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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, ...

wild and sweet, Cledat-Dordogne, France travel blog

wild and sweet

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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... got to pack, something's holding me back........the spirit, how to get into the spirit of things. Dreaming of a wild African adventure while heading for la douce France. Well, let's find out how sweet France can be, for I can tell you ...

A hop, skip, train jump away, Bordeaux, France travel blog

A hop, skip, train jump away

A travel blog entry by jonmatters

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... the train for free actually, as I never saw any train officials...they really do operate by the honor system here in France, I guess. A small thing I noticed too: all announcements on the train were in French. This is a major country for tourism, isn't ...

Into the Pyrenees, Boussenac, France travel blog

Into the Pyrenees

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Today was the day to head into the mountains.  Having never cycled in mountains before, I was quite dubious about the task.  Especially considering my track record.  So far on this trip, ‘hills’ have caused me great pain and ...

Paris - Day 2 - Eiffel Tower, Good Grub, & Cruise!, Paris, France travel blog

Paris - Day 2 - Eiffel Tower, Good Grub, & Cruise!

A travel blog entry by styrsky

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A relaxing morning. Everybody slept really well ... just not quite enough. This apartment is a comfortable and quite place, close to everything. We LOVE it! I take a quick trip to the boulangerrie for some morning treats while the family relaxes at ...

France Day 29 - Goodbyes ... and Disney Paris!, Marne-la-Vallée, France travel blog

France Day 29 - Goodbyes ... and Disney Paris!

A travel blog entry by styrsky

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... about the history of the beautiful castle that remains ... apparently, the Duke of Angers was so popular and powerful, that the King of France at the time demanded that the Duke cut the tops off the castle towers as a show of respect. ... It was done ... ...

We summit Gokyo Ri!, Dole, France travel blog

We summit Gokyo Ri!

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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DAY 8 Gokyo (4750m) to Gokyo Ri (5357m) and back to Dole (4090m) Our alarm starts beeping at 3:45am and we wear every stitch of clothing we can find. Outside we get disorientated in the pitch black night. The snow ...

just some pics for friends and family, Hautefort, France travel blog

just some pics for friends and family

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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Suddenly I just had to take some photos and send them to you.   Procrastinating - I am afraid I'm not focused, fiddling about with trivial things, daydreaming, being generally unproductive. I am even losing at scrabble, words escape me at the ...

France Day 4 - Day of Leisure, Chateau-Gontier, France travel blog

France Day 4 - Day of Leisure

A travel blog entry by styrsky

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Today I (Janice!) have finally decided to stop being so lazy and write the blog for a change. :) First off I want to say how much I miss and love all my family and friends. Its true, absence does make the heart grow fonder. I woke up this morning to ...

family matters, I'm afraid, Creysse, France travel blog

family matters, I'm afraid

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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Hi there, just checked the date and can't believe it's only been a week since setting off for France. Days have been packed, on the go go go, but that was to be expected 'en famille.' Where to begin? I wont go into all the ins and outs of the family ...

Map Pin Update, Nantes, France travel blog

Map Pin Update

A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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so why?, Clédat - Dordogne, France travel blog

so why?

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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Peter's been working a lot lately - I've been reading. Bernadette is amazed at the amount of time I spend poring over books. 'Still reading?' she calls every time she passes the house. She thinks I'm bone idle, but I'm an addict - got to read whenever ...

Triplets of Belleville, Pont-Saint-Esprit, France travel blog

Triplets of Belleville

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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This is Andrew. -------------------- I was not expecting the French to look so... French. This little town appears to contain all the characters from the Triplets of Belleville. I like it! Father Daude let us in to our flat. He is a self-effacing man in ...

A weekend of bubbly, Champagne, France travel blog

A weekend of bubbly

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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When we started our long weekend in the Champagne region of France, we anticipated that we would spend a day or two in Champagne then continue down to the Burgundy area. What we quickly learned, however, is that Champagne itself contains enough beautiful ...

invaders of the sweetest kind, Clédat - Dordogne, France travel blog

invaders of the sweetest kind

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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The most extraordinary and wonderful thing happened. For days I've been keeping an eye on some swallows that have chosen our roof as a good place to live under. Shy at first, they quickly get used to having us around. Off and on they fly in search of ...

France Day 10 - Catherine & Pornichet, Pornichet, France travel blog

France Day 10 - Catherine & Pornichet

A travel blog entry by styrsky

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... bad ... We get the bags packed and in the car and then head in to town to gas up (our first fueling experience in France goes smoothly) and I buy some Ray-Bans at a local eyeglasses store. The exchange rate hurts on the glasses purchase, but with the ...

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