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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, ...

Arc de Triomphe & a stroll to the Petite Palais, Paris, France travel blog

Arc de Triomphe & a stroll to the Petite Palais

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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... 1806 the first foundation stone was laid on the Triumphal Arch that Napoleon ordered to be built to honour his Grand Army of France that at the time had won battles all over Europe. Due to a number of setbacks, including Napoleons abdication and major ...

I was impressed by Mr. Eiffel's tower., Paris, France travel blog

I was impressed by Mr. Eiffel's tower.

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Well first I'd better explain about the photos taken of the Trocadero gardens, and why they are a part of my Eiffel Tower blog. After my trip up the tower I crossed over the Seine on the Pont D'Lena to the Gardens because I had read that that was the ...

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 ...

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

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

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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 ...

Voila!, Paris, France travel blog

Voila!

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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Mom and I are organizing the multitudes of bags in our hotel room today in Paris.  Not very sexy but necessary for the continuation of our trip.  We did some laundry on the 26th when we returned and just wandered around the Bastille area of ...

Saint Benezet Patron Saint of Architects!, Avignon, France travel blog

Saint Benezet Patron Saint of Architects!

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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Saw two UNESCO Heritage sites here:  the Saint-Benezet Bridge and the Palais de Popes.  Learned that architects have a Patron Saint-Benezet.  Good to know, we really need it at times!  Our cute hotel was located right outside the ...

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...

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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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 ...

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