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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: ...

Arriving  in Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Arriving in Paris

A travel blog entry by afisher63

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We  arrived  in Paris  around  8  pm  ,  and  after  a  getting  most  of  our  baggage   priority  we  had  to  wait  for  20  ...

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 ...

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.  ...

Loving the metro..., Paris, France travel blog

Loving the metro...

A travel blog entry by susan.carrick

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Today we went high and low, north and south. It threatened rain all and our first stop was to buy a poncho or umbrella for the unprepared.  A few hardy souls (read boys) preferred to tough it out, but they were spotted under 'I love Paris' umbrellas ...

Paris, Paris, France travel blog

Paris

A travel blog entry by cullism

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Buffalo Grill, Chateauroux, France travel blog

Buffalo Grill

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... last Loire Valley chateau on May 10 (Day 136), we headed to our final Loire Valley destination, Orleans. Orleans was one of France's three wealthiest cities in the Middle Ages, and is in some ways the most stalwartly French city in France--unlike most of ...

At least we ate well, Mundolsheim, France travel blog

At least we ate well

A travel blog entry by robartsroaming

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Man, we were so tired today that we could barely drag ourselves out of bed. In fact I don't think we got up until about 11.00am. Lyndon and I did manage to leave the house to buy food but that was all. Being such a lazy day we even had time to go through ...

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, ...

Paris, Je T'Aime, Paris, France travel blog

Paris, Je T'Aime

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... were in the palace, so our time in the gardens was sun-dappled spring perfection. I don't think either of us wanted to leave, but so much more of France beckoned (plus our parking meter was ticking), so we bid adieu to Paris et ses environs. Cat Tally: ...

Didjereedo at the Pont Du Gard, Nîmes, France travel blog

Didjereedo at the Pont Du Gard

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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We took a public bus to the Pont Du Gard today, an ancient Roman aqueduct built between AD 38 and AD 52.  We hiked up to a promontory point for pictures then camped out on a broken concrete staircase and had a picnic.  Our tour leader, ...

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 ...

Bulls, Bulls, Bulls...., Arles, France travel blog

Bulls, Bulls, Bulls....

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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... and evening.  My waistline and pocketbook are feeling it.  At times he has joined us and we have been able to hear more about France and get to know him and other times he has left the four of us on our own (the tour group is very small) to get ...

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 ...

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