Le Grand Paris
Travel Blogs from Digne
... col – to cross over a pass
la forêt – forest
les montagnes – mountains
la vallée – valley
la plaine – plain
la rivière – river
le lac – lake
le ruisseau – stream
la cascade – waterfall
grande randonnée – long-distance hiking trail
... Napoleon. This was the road that Napoleon took when he returned to Paris with his army. We climbed the famous Col De Manse (used in this years Tour De France) and stopped at a lovely cafe at the top to regroup. After the morning climbs the lunch was needed and the quiche and pastries went down superb. The afternoon was fairly flat and fast with a few climbs so we reached ...
Today was an awesome day. I almost opted to stay back at the resort because I was so exhausted from constant activity and 35 degree weather every day but I decided that I am only here in France once and I should take advantage of every opportunity I get. At 9am all six of us piled into the car on our way to the Canyons. Nicolas showed me picture of the Canyon when we were still in Lyon and it looked gorgeous and honestly the pictures do not even do it justice. ...
I have officially been in France for one week today. It has been a great of change but a lot of fun and a great learning experience. The french language so far has been very overwhelming but at this rate I’m sure I will be a pro in no time.
Today was a very laid back day. I woke up at 8am with very sore abs from “tree parcours” yesterday but I’m glad that I got such an intense workout from something so fun. I ate breakfast (baguette and jam with ...
I woke up this morning to Amanda asking me if I could watch the kids for a bit while she went for a walk so I groggily got out of bed and went downstairs. It was only Emily and Jack and they were watching TV which was nice because I had time to wake up and have something to eat. Nicolas soon brought Charlie back and left him which he was not happy about because he is not used to being apart from his parents and he is still young so that ...