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Map Pin Update, Nantes, France travel blog

Map Pin Update

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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 ...

paris pin, Paris, France travel blog

paris pin

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paris pin, Paris, France travel blog

paris pin

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Cherbourg pin, Cherbourg, France travel blog

Cherbourg pin

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coming up soon, Durban-Corbières, France travel blog

coming up soon

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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For those of you wondering what the hell I've been up to: Just back from an impromptu and brief break, where many miles were travelled, rewarded by getting to hug my favourite brother and fed sanglier, wild boar, for breakfast by an exotic-looking ...

Repairs...Repairs..., Les Herbiers, France travel blog

Repairs...Repairs...

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Burst into town with a mission to fulfill:  get Brian's bike fixed, and find some internet access! Thankfully, there were 2 bike shops and a Decathlon (French superstore for discount sporting and camping goods) so Brian was able to shop ...

heart's content, Cledat-Dordogne, France travel blog

heart's content

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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... tranquillizer, they make everything seem peaceful, they calm you, they soothe you. If I ever get to live in France, I want to be somewhere near the Limousin cows. But the evening was different. The sun had set, taking ...

A Little French Country Life, Kersava, France travel blog

A Little French Country Life

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... you’re going, just ask for the ‘Corlesquet Maison’.  We are now at the Corlesquets in Brittany, NW France.  This is a large farming region, and the Corlesquets have a small dairy farm.  This is Steph’s family ...

Let's do the time warp., Moustiers Sainte-Marie, France travel blog

Let's do the time warp.

A travel blog entry by emtyadventures

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... out into civilization again we went directly to McDonalds for wifi, and as deprived as we felt we only ordered coffee! France so far has been a complete contrast. The big towns, are flat stinky industrial hubs filled with warehouses and mega American ...

de trôp, Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère, France travel blog

de trôp

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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For the first time in 4 months it is raining.  It is pouring down and the farmers will be thanking god on their bare knees.  For us however, it couldn't have come at a worse time. Today we are going to sell our junk at the vide greniers at ...

A good hostel experience, Reims, France travel blog

A good hostel experience

A travel blog entry by jonmatters

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... with my computer (won't play video) and needed to fix it as well as see the town. Reims has the largest cathedral in France, so methinks it's worth a little visit. I was getting a little lonely not having anybody to talk to (the French people I have met ...

Like a record baby, right round, round round., Cozes, France travel blog

Like a record baby, right round, round round.

A travel blog entry by emtyadventures

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... a few options in the same area. That is all good in theory, but only works if we have our navigation sorted, and so far in France we suck! We have tried a few ingenious ways: Write on our mirror with marker, stuff an open map down the front of the seat, ...

Cara Lutetia, Paris, France travel blog

Cara Lutetia

A travel blog entry by sutiramisu

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... it.  Naturally we were drawn to the site and not just once.  It is officially the heart of the city. France's "Point Zero" is right out front marking the reference point for distances along roads commencing in Paris. During various visits we ...

A Little Wrench in Our Plans and Then to Versaille, Paris, France travel blog

A Little Wrench in Our Plans and Then to Versaille

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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 We planned to wake up early to get a good start at Versailles but we managed to spend the entire morning planning our trip to Amsterdam and trying to find any hostel or hotel that had availability for the days we wanted. Everything was twice as ...

Louvre for Free? Try Again.....Catacombs Instead, Paris, France travel blog

Louvre for Free? Try Again.....Catacombs Instead

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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Guess what.................. we slept in!!!! We set an alarm for 7am and didn't turn the volume up so we woke at 9. We ended up getting to the Louvre at about 10:30-11 and the line was, no word of a lie, 300-400metres long! It went around the inside of ...

Nice, Nice, France travel blog

Nice

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Hey all, Liam here. Once again we've managed to cover a fair bit of ground since the last update, so strap yourselves in - it's gonna be a lengthy and mildly enjoyable thrill ride! This one covers Vienna, Venice, Milan and Arezzo. Thanks again to all ...

out of africa, Clédat - Dordogne, France travel blog

out of africa

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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The Terrasson market, every Thursday morning, is a treat. The town, I think it's big enough to be called that, is built up a hill. Spectacular views, and wandering through the ancient streets you get a real feel of times gone by. The Vézere runs ...

Land of Locks, Le Moustoir, France travel blog

Land of Locks

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Cycling at it’s best!  Canal routes are to die for.  Flat, well-packed, sheltered from the wind, beautiful scenery, and traffic free! An overcast day gave the canal that misty-morning look for most of the day.  Peaceful and quiet, it ...

the storming of the Bastille, Terrasson-Lavilledieu, France travel blog

the storming of the Bastille

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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Le quatorze juillet, the 14th of July, is the French Fete Nationale. Somehow or other we were never there to join in the celebrations but this year we are and I was really looking forward to the party, imagining it would be something like the Dutch ...

no such thing as impartial, Hautefort, France travel blog

no such thing as impartial

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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... makes them look like little boys sometimes. I suppose you can say I am impartial. Though I am English, I live in Holland, and in France, and feel a connection with South Africa, I kind of like the Koreans and New Zealanders, I am trying to think why as I ...

France rocks!, Avignon, France travel blog

France rocks!

A travel blog entry by jill_and_andy

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Sometime in the 13th century, the powerful Count of Sabran sought to strengthen control over his territory in southern France by fortifying the castle atop the hill overlooking the village of Saint Victor la Coste. For example, stone walls were built ...

BONJOUR!... Me Australian., Lisieux, France travel blog

BONJOUR!... Me Australian.

A travel blog entry by emtyadventures

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EM_TY are back on the road! Check FACEBOOK here.   We settled back into a little London stint, mostly in order to recharge, but also because we didn't want to say goodbye to our friends or our comforts. We stayed a little longer than expected, ...

hands off, Clédat - Dordogne, France travel blog

hands off

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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We finally made it to a castle - Fénelon, somewhere between Sarlat and Souillac. I'll tell you it was magnificent, and beautiful, inside and out. Views  (of course, it's strategically built) you want to jump right in to -wouldn't  recommend ...

Nice, France, Nice, France travel blog

Nice, France

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Day 73 - We packed our bags and said goodbye to the feather bed. Now weighed down by our extra box of souvenirs we made our way to the train station. The train ride was quick and most of the time ran along the ocean. I was starting to get excited for the ...

elephants and hares, Hautefort, France travel blog

elephants and hares

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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I know I've been neglecting this blog terribly but the truth is there is not that much to write about. Mostly because of my back still playing up which means no long walks or wild parties - assuming there are any on offer. So my days are spent in and ...

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