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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Imagining the Cistercian way of life, Le Thoronet, France travel blog

Imagining the Cistercian way of life

A travel blog entry by susan.carrick

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Today we had a change of plan.  We were to go to Chateaudouble and Villecroze for the scenic wonder, but both have roadworks in progress that precluded a bus. Madeleine found us another hidden treat - 12th century Cistercian Abbey tucked away near ...

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 ...

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 ...

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: ...

D-Day Minus Thirty (A Dennis Post), Bayeux, France travel blog

D-Day Minus Thirty (A Dennis Post)

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... for, their Camembert cheese and their cidre ("It’s not cider, it’s cidre").  We have hardly had any beer in France so far, but we definitely took a break from wine for a night to down a few cidres after our long day of seeing ...

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 ...

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