- South of France part 3===Easter in the South of France===
South of St-Rémy, Les Baux is set atop a rocky outcrop that is crowned with a ruined castle (Château des Baux) overlooking the plains to the south.
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- South of France part 2===Easter in the South of France===
Orange of 2000 years ago was a miniature Rome. It is renowned for its Roman architecture and its Théâtre antique d'Orange, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, built in 1AD and still used today Posted by Tiki Touring in Tiki Touring | Aug 9, 2016
- South of France part 1===Easter in the South of France===
Hiring a car at Marseille Airport, we embarked on a 10 day road-trip around the southern parts of France.
Our first stop was to Cassis, a small coastal commune east of Marseille.
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- Arc de Triomphe, d'Orsay, and St. ChapelleToday was our last full day in Paris, and we had a wonderful time exploring. We started with breakfast in the aparment, which we supplemented with chocolate croissants from the bakery downstairs. We checked out bikes from the Velib station Posted by GenovevaLewis in The Pursuit of Enduring Happiness | Aug 9, 2016
- FontainebleauWe got up around 8 to have breakfast in the apartment and then made our way to the Gare de Lyon train station. We were still in our 24-hour window on the Velib bikes, so we enjoyed a 15-minute ride Posted by GenovevaLewis in The Pursuit of Enduring Happiness | Aug 8, 2016
- Eating, eating, eatingEach morning, I hear the bells of the church ring in the near distance. I can see the spire from my bedroom window, which also overlooks a great expanse of green and some of the town. The house sits atop Posted by mzemliak in Parlez-vous Français? | Aug 8, 2016
- BisesSleep was a bit elusive at certain times in the night but not bad, considering. I had to get up in the night but only slipped on the stairs in the dark once, grateful I didn't alert anyone with my Posted by mzemliak in Parlez-vous Français? | Aug 8, 2016
- L'adventure commences!Turning back, I looked at my family for the last time and walked through the security gates. OK, this is it, I thought, time to get serious. After months of anticipation, the day had finally arrived. I am going to Posted by mzemliak in Parlez-vous Français? | Aug 8, 2016
- Picasso and Modern ArtSunday Funday! We had a light breakfast at home of a yogurt and banana before heading out to enjoy a sunny Sunday in Paris.
Paris has a great public transportation system, and the velib bike rental service is part of it. Posted by GenovevaLewis in The Pursuit of Enduring Happiness | Aug 7, 2016
- Rodin, Les Invalides, Tour Eiffel, and Quai BranlyWe had another great day in Paris! We started by visiting one of the boutique coffee shops Stephen found on Sprudge.com - a blog for the specialty coffee industry. As his interest in specialty coffees grew and he became an Posted by GenovevaLewis in The Pursuit of Enduring Happiness | Aug 6, 2016
- The LouvreWe had a great start to the day with breakfast in the apartment. We discussed different options for how to spend the day, and decided to head to the Louvre! I went with my family when we were in Paris Posted by GenovevaLewis in The Pursuit of Enduring Happiness | Aug 5, 2016
- ImpressionismWe made this mistake of not setting an alarm, thinking that after such long naps yesterday we wouldn't need one. Oops! So, we departed from the apartment at 2pm, very well rested and ready to see the sights! We walked Posted by GenovevaLewis in The Pursuit of Enduring Happiness | Aug 4, 2016
- Bonjour ParisBonjour! And greetings from our apartment in Paris!
Our overnight flight from Charlotte to Paris went smoothly. Our takeoff was delayed 15 minutes due to a thunderstorm that closed the ramp, but we still landed on time at 8:30am in Paris. Posted by GenovevaLewis in The Pursuit of Enduring Happiness | Aug 3, 2016
- Arrived in sunny France
France is sunny 😃 And cheap diesel too woohoo! Posted by philandleni in Our honeymoon | Jul 31, 2016
- Cuisine de Provence with Old & New FriendsIn 2008, I cycled through the south of France, Provence district, following the Le Tour de France and loved the place with its scenery, weather, lifestyle, cycling and above all its food.
Of all the cooking styles, I prefer Provençal Posted by tszeitli in Continental Drift | Jul 30, 2016
- LourdesYesterday one of the chateaus we decided to visit was privately owned (unbeknownst to us). As luck had it the owner was just driving out of her sweeping driveway in her Porsche turbo diesel SV and had to get to Posted by YolandeElliott in Gav's and Yolande's Excellent Adventure | Jul 30, 2016
- Midi-PyreneesToday was a pearler. A beautiful breakfast was provided by Marie-Christine. I used the iPad to ask her if she knew where i could do some washing and i thought she indicated i could do it at Ferme St Joseph Posted by YolandeElliott in Gav's and Yolande's Excellent Adventure | Jul 29, 2016
- Le Fousseret via ToulouseSo good to have the plans I made over the period of about 18 months coming together step by step. We have made all our flights and train rides, metros, buses. All the accommodation was successfully booked. We arrived safely Posted by YolandeElliott in Gav's and Yolande's Excellent Adventure | Jul 29, 2016
- Paris 2We did 2 different routes on a HOHO bus, (as we were inching our way up the Champs Élysées is started raining and then it was pouring for 10 min or so. We got rather wet on the uncovered top Posted by YolandeElliott in Gav's and Yolande's Excellent Adventure | Jul 26, 2016
- ParisAll is good but I am too tired to write tonight. Posted by YolandeElliott in Gav's and Yolande's Excellent Adventure | Jul 25, 2016
- Day 6 Brugge To Berlin – 3 TrainsThis afternoon and evening was a big long train trip.
I got my first train from Bruges to Brussels, and then my second train to Paris Gare de l’Est.
I wandered around the s Posted by Shona Travels in Shona Travels The World | Jul 23, 2016
- Languedoc outward bound: Toulouse===Our departure from Andorra proved to be as easy as our entrance had been. There was no border, but some stern-looking French soldiers with guns waved us down at the border. I'm pretty sure it was the minivan that got Posted by zzlangerhans in Babies in backpacks | Jul 14, 2016
- More Paris highlights and mixing with the Eurocup crowds.What a sporting weekend it was, Wimbleton finals and the Final of the Eurocup in Paris! ⚽️🏅⚽️🏆🎾🎾 The EC kickoff was not until 9.00pm Sunday evening! So plenty of time to build up the excitement. In the afternoon Posted by stavmagpie in Paris, pour la dernière fois? | Jul 11, 2016
- Enjoying ParisWe have five days in Paris and are enjoying this very beautiful city. Pity about the all the tourists and queues!
Yes, the Back in Britain blogs are not complete. Will try to do a couple to finish off Posted by stavmagpie in Paris, pour la dernière fois? | Jul 11, 2016
- Final DaysMy exchange year is coming to an end, but I will always be an exchange student. Maybe this is just the current, incessant feeling that I can't leave France, but I hope to always keep the mentality that this year Posted by rachelkronk in Rachel's Rotary Blog | Jul 10, 2016