Travel Blogs from Grenoble, France

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The quest of Geant!, Grenoble, France travel blog

The quest of Geant!

A travel blog entry by tylerhall

Salut! SO this day is the day of chores galore! So much to do and in so little time! I am very glad that the only orientation thing is my French oral exam! DUN DUN DUN! Lol! So I arrive at the testing center and turns out, surprise, there is also an ...

Bastille Day, sunflowers, lavender and Alps, Grenoble, France travel blog

Bastille Day, sunflowers, lavender and Alps

A travel blog entry by bazza6462

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... settle for some lunch and a cold beer.  A quick peruse of the shops then we set off for our hotel back in Grenoble, setting a course with "Myrtle" .........     And this is where the fun begins!  'Myrtle' constantly directed us through ...

trees, sleep, tolls and bowls of coffee, Grenoble, France travel blog

trees, sleep, tolls and bowls of coffee

A travel blog entry by zoemeetsworld

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... ask?  Well, for 3 whole months I will be living and studying in Champs-de-Froges, France! ...Computers  can't find it on the map, so Grenoble is the closest!   I arrived yesterday to Geneva, Switzerland and was immediately thrown into ...

One day in Grenoble, 2 august 2007, Grenoble, France travel blog

One day in Grenoble, 2 august 2007

A travel blog entry by somnuek94

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... friend - Phuong got married on 3 august 2007 in a city nearby so I decided to leave one day before to discover Grenoble. I took the earliest morning TGV leaving Paris at 06.50 arriving in Grenoble 09.45. Grenoble is located 579 km. south east of ...

Hello mountains!, Grenoble, France travel blog

Hello mountains!

A travel blog entry by elfabroad

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After a lie in we leave lovely Lyon for a stopover in Grenoble. I'm surprised by how happy I am to see snow-capped mountains again! The wide open plains felt a bit exposed. It feels good to be back in the Alps. . oh dear! The mountain roads are beautiful. ...

My School is a Circus, Grenoble, France travel blog

My School is a Circus

A travel blog entry by tylerhall

... able to derive from the title of this blog, school was very interesting today. Before I go into the madness that is GGSB (Grenoble Graduate School of Business) I will first detail the norms. So a day starts off by arriving at class and being bored to ...

Pepper Spray and Parapets, Grenoble, France travel blog

Pepper Spray and Parapets

A travel blog entry by tylerhall

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... , and there were red lights and fog everywhere and great house music! So we got a drink and went to dance. Apparently in France pushing is acceptable everywhere, even on the dance floor/ mosh pit! This made drinking very difficult and resulted in LOTS of ...

The Dancer From the Black Lagoon, Grenoble, France travel blog

The Dancer From the Black Lagoon

A travel blog entry by tylerhall

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... to me and my friend and starts chatting to her whilst giving me weird looks. Apparently she is from New York and is staying in Grenoble to do high school. Then finally she turns to me. “Have you ever danced before?” she says in her airly ...

Fun in the Park, Grenoble, France travel blog

Fun in the Park

A travel blog entry by bluzygirl108

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... different parks in the area and getting to explore the city a little more and try different French wine each week! This past week it was the Parc Paul Mistral in Grenoble and we decided to do some picture taking since it was a beautiful autumn ...

Den første tid i Grenoble, St Martin D'Heres, France travel blog

Den første tid i Grenoble

A travel blog entry by ursulabengaard

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Jeg er vel ankommet til Grenoble og blevet indlogeret i mit noget spartanske kollegieværelse, men det gør egentlig ikke noget at ens værelse ligner vestre fængsel og køkkenet en slagtehal, når man til alle sider har den mest fantastiske ...

First day in Grenoble, Grenoble, France travel blog

First day in Grenoble

A travel blog entry by btfreder

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... students here in the program met in Grenoble for an orientation lunch and outing. I was extremely nervous to get to Grenoble today though, because I live about thirty minutes outside the city. There are a few different options for public transportation, ...

Made it to Grenoble, Grenoble, France travel blog

Made it to Grenoble

A travel blog entry by kevin_christie

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We just made it to Grenoble.... Long day of travel.  The weather is great here a little chilly.  Going out to explore the city.   Photos to come.  ...

ROWING is HARD...., Grenoble, France travel blog

ROWING is HARD....

A travel blog entry by tophersmith2000

I arrived via the TGV today in Grenoble, France to visit my cousin Chris, Claire and their mom Judy.  It was a nice train ride.  I slept the whole way!  When I arrived Judy and Claire were right there to greet me.  I have the coolest ...

Le 4 Juillet en France, Grenoble, France travel blog

Le 4 Juillet en France

A travel blog entry by btfreder

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... to go exploring in the mountains. There are three huge mountains that surround us in addition to the Swiss Alps which are a little east of Grenoble. Today we went to Vercours which is to the west of the city. We took the tramway to the bus stop where we ...

Whisper it... an incident free day : )), Grenoble, France travel blog

Whisper it... an incident free day : ))

A travel blog entry by bobandwendy

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... bumpers and person in other car watching my every move.  <Bob> After lunch it was pretty plain sailing to Grenoble. Stunning scenery - Sisteron definitely looks like it is worth going back to - and lots of smiles and thumbs up from passers by, ...

Grenoble, Grenoble, France travel blog

Grenoble

A travel blog entry by bkap27

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... the life of those living in the alps: their homes, livestock, family life, heating and soforth... The couch-surfing experience in Grenoble was essentially reduced to one night in the town, but this proved just as enjoyable as with all previous hosts. I ...

Grenoble - capital of the Alps, Grenoble, France travel blog

Grenoble - capital of the Alps

A travel blog entry by kay27

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Drove to Grenoble; about 6 hours. Stopped for "gasole" (66.85€); restaurant parking area was as big as some shopping centre car parks. Le Grand Hotel is in the centre; very friendly, accommodating staff. Had a walk around the centre. Stopped for ...

First week of classes!, Grenoble, France travel blog

First week of classes!

A travel blog entry by m84lanz

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... and are more than willing to repeat and explain more what they said so that's really nice. Today I have a class called History of Grenoble which I am excited about because every other week we go to a museum or a landmark in town. All of the classes are ...

The road to Grenoble, a bloody shakey one too!!!, Grenoble, France travel blog

The road to Grenoble, a bloody shakey one too!!!

A travel blog entry by mickeyj07

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... my books has only ever been referred to as 2 of womens great assests. Boys will be boys!!! The transfer once arriving to Grenoble-Lyon Airport was relatively smooth and 2 hrs later after I tried not to fall asleep on Charlotte (my carry on luggage ...

Grenoble: Small city in the mountains -, Grenoble, France travel blog

Grenoble: Small city in the mountains -

A travel blog entry by aprillynnescott

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... translates to:  Filet of Turbot (fish), sauteed frog, veal sweetbreads, with a truffle and herb butter sauce.  Truly unique and AMAZING!!!! Delightful and strange, Grenoble is worth a quick visit if you ever find yourself passing through. ...

Gateway to the Alps, Grenoble, France travel blog

Gateway to the Alps

A travel blog entry by bultes

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... 8217;Huez). The huge geology of the region is a joy to those with an interest. It was mid-afternoon when we arrived in Grenoble and, after a few loops around the one way system, reached our apartment. We then headed out for a stroll through the oldest ...

Up, Down and All Around!, Grenoble, France travel blog

Up, Down and All Around!

A travel blog entry by tylerhall

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Allo! Well people, the day has come! yes it is here, after much adu i give to you, with a flourish and ample amounts of pomp and circustances, exactly what you wanted! So as the title suggests we did go up and down and all around and now you too can ...

:F, Grenoble, France travel blog

:F

A travel blog entry by m84lanz

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So, we still don't have internet or food. What I have discovered about the french culture is that deadlines are just suggestions around here. It is really strange, no one is ever in a hurry, ever. People just don't show up for work and its not a big ...

Grenoble, Grenoble, France travel blog

Grenoble

A travel blog entry by mom2eae

... and walked across the Rhone to the T-1 tram line and took it to the train station to catch a 10:24 train to Grenoble. The scenery changed from meadows of sunflowers and cows to some spectacular mountains as we approached the French Alps. We didn't really ...

To Grenoble for the Time Trials, Grenoble, France travel blog

To Grenoble for the Time Trials

A travel blog entry by gregandjacq

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... We had low cloud and drizzle through to Le Bourg D'Oisans where we picked up Steve and set out the remaining 60-65km to Grenoble. It is a gradual downhill almost all the way so by 10am we were in Grenoble, passing the line of Tour traffic that was ...

Ah Revenge!, Grenoble, France travel blog

Ah Revenge!

A travel blog entry by tylerhall

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... ! So yay I am pumped about that! After class I came home and lounged around like a lazy person, cause its not like I am in france or anything and should be taking advantage of every minuet! Ahahah! At five I went back to Geant for s’more groceries/ ...

Work over the weekend, Grenoble, France travel blog

Work over the weekend

A travel blog entry by harriel

I just worked at this weekend to get the machine installation finished by Monday morning. ...

Here at LAST!, Grenoble, France travel blog

Here at LAST!

A travel blog entry by tylerhall

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... conversation I gleaned that we would be about 2 hours late! Just in time for our residence to close. When we finally arrived in Grenoble after a very sleepy train ride it was pitch black. We got off the train and were put in a square right outside the ...

Col de la Croix to Grenoble, Grenoble, France travel blog

Col de la Croix to Grenoble

A travel blog entry by gregandjacq

... time to down a couple of cold of beers whilst watching the end of the race. Then a quick-ish rolling 17km down into Grenoble city. From there we pooled map, google and related resources and found the hotel without too much trouble - home by ...

samedi, Grenoble, France travel blog

samedi

A travel blog entry by karenrl

samedi, 3 aout: comme on est arrivé a grnoble dans la nuit, on a dormit jusqu'a 9h00-10h00. on a pris le tram jusqu'au centre-ville, visité les magasins dont les galeries de lafayette et la fnac. on a acheté le cadeau de mariage, ...

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