- St André to EscanacrabeOur trusty phone GPS 'landed' us directly at a Rainbow Cottages in a small settlement called St André, in Brittany. This was to be our home for the next ten days. Rainbow Cottages are owned by Sandra Chubb, who had Posted by denis.lynelle in Lynelle & Denis | May 10, 2016
- Day 16 & 17 - Pasta paradise to croissant countryAfter a late start this morning having been distracted with calls back home, I was in a perpetual rush! But it didn’t stop me enjoying an omelette and a Nutella crepe for brekky, made by the lovely ladies at my Posted by jenniferhall in Pasta to Paris | May 10, 2016
- March 2016: Around the world again. From Dallas to KL Well, here is the map. Another "Around the World" trip.
We began the month at the SPE/IADC drilling conference in my old stomping ground of Fort Worth, TX! I lov Posted by fracmeister in SPE President Travels | Mar 30, 2016
- Free day in AvignonThere was an optional side trip today, but we elected to stay here. So strolled down to breakfast much later than usual, and had a relaxed meal. Returned to our room to find the maid here cleaning. She spoke very Posted by Fleetconcepts in Europe 2016 | May 9, 2016
- Day 39Our adventure for today was to track down a laundromat and get the laundry done. The first one we found using the internet turned out to be an excellent choice. It was clean, the machines were in good condition and Posted by A-RPoulton in European vacation | May 9, 2016
- M St M, The Seine & HomeThe motorways are free in parts of northern France so we used them to get to Mont St Michel in one go so as to avoid another French bank holiday. We stayed at an aire within cycling distance and spent Posted by cjpolley in Adventure before Dementia | May 9, 2016
- Day 38We were up and about early this morning. We got our car out of the parking garage where we were paying by the hour and parked in a free spot on the street near the hotel. There was Posted by A-RPoulton in European vacation | May 8, 2016
- AvignonDay nine already, where is the time going?
Aboard the coach again this morning, and off to Arles. A very old town, complete with roman amphitheatre and colosseum (the latter still being used for bullfights and concerts). While walking up Posted by Fleetconcepts in Europe 2016 | May 8, 2016
- City of LightParis has often been called ‘the city of light’ mainly, I understand, because of its leading role as a centre of ideas during the Enlightenment period.
Paris has been very much a city of light for me too. Posted by khodyl in Peregrina Kristina | May 7, 2016
- Onwards to AvignonAnother day of fantastic weather, some cloud but warm and dry.
We set off at 8.30 (wakeup call at 6.30, breakfast from 6.30, bags out at 7.30, board the bus by 8.30 - no, we are not institutionalised!) away from the Posted by Fleetconcepts in Europe 2016 | May 7, 2016
- Grenoble/ NiceWhat a tease, everyone wondering if we have lost our way in the French Alps, but no, here we are. We have had several long days in a row, and the blog has had to take second place!
We woke in Posted by Fleetconcepts in Europe 2016 | May 6, 2016
- Off to see Joan & HarryAngouleme proved to be a little gem, lovely campsite near the river with a cycle track all the way into the city. Yet again beautiful buildings and lots of history. We wandered round the tiny streets and stumbled across a Posted by cjpolley in Adventure before Dementia | May 6, 2016
- Dijon/Chamonix-Monc-BlancWell, I know you are all waiting with bated beath for the latest pearls of wisdom to drip from my lips (well, keyboard really), however sometimes we are just having too much fun, and that happened last night!
Yesterday we Posted by Fleetconcepts in Europe 2016 | May 3, 2016
- DijonThe weather - well, we left Paris in fine weather which changed to drizzly showers, which later cleared away, although the cloud cover remained. A brisk breeze, temperatures from 5 to 8 degrees - Quite cold actually. Tomorrow is supposed Posted by Fleetconcepts in Europe 2016 | May 1, 2016
- Just another day in ParisWhat a great night! I slept for eleven hours, which I cannot remember ever doing before. No wonder the Canada geese stop for a break in the Northern Territory on their way south, flying makes you tired.
Woke up to three Posted by Fleetconcepts in Europe 2016 | Apr 30, 2016
- Day 2 Paris – Rue Tronchet and Place de la Concorde at nightLeaving Printemps, I walked Rue Tronchet. There I came across many flower stands.
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- Day 2 Paris – Printemps and Galeries LafayetteOn the hop-on-hop-off bus, we passed the Printemps store, and I decided that I would need to come back and see the shops later.
In the evening, I walked from the Opéra M Posted by Shona Travels in Shona Travels The World | Apr 30, 2016
- Day 2 Paris – Saint-Germain des PrèsHaving left the Opéra in the afternoon, I made my way to Saint-Germain des Près. Once there I walked along Boulevarde Saint-Germain.
There were plenty of food and flower stalls along the boulevard.
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- Day 2 Paris – Opéra de Paris (Palais Garnier)Leaving Église de la Madeleine in the afternoon, the hop-on-hop-off bus made it’s way along the Boulevard des Capucines to the Palais Garnier, home of Opéra de Paris. The façade is amazing! Unfortunately I didn’t have any tickets, Posted by Shona Travels in Shona Travels The World | Apr 30, 2016
- Day 2 Paris – Rue Royale and Église de la MadeleineMy next stop on the hop-on-hop-off bus and it headed across the Pont Alexandre III and towards the Av. des Champs-Élysées. We turned right and then headed towards Place de la Concorde.
At Place de la Concorde we turned left Posted by Shona Travels in Shona Travels The World | Apr 30, 2016
- Day 2 Paris – Hôtel des InvalidesOne of stops on the hop-on-hop-off bus was the Hôtel des Invalides. I went twice – once on the first round of the bus, and once again when the bus came back to the area.
The trip went past my Posted by Shona Travels in Shona Travels The World | Apr 30, 2016
- Day 2 Paris – Up the Eiffel TowerWith the sun up and the sky looking boring, I headed back across the river, and saw the lines for the tower were quite short. I decided I would wait and go up! I got the pass to Posted by Shona Travels in Shona Travels The World | Apr 30, 2016
- Day 2 Paris – Sunrise at the Trocadéro / Palais de ChaillotI had seen people across the other side of the river, and decided it would be a great place to watch the sun come up over the horizon, and I was NOT disappointed! Fabulous idea. I was able Posted by Shona Travels in Shona Travels The World | Apr 30, 2016
- Day 2 Paris – Sunrise Champ de Mars and the Eiffel TowerI’ve never really liked jetlag, but it was a good thing this morning. I was up long before the sun was, so I headed out to watch the sunrise, and I’m so glad I did. This post and Posted by Shona Travels in Shona Travels The World | Apr 30, 2016
- Day 2 Paris – Europe 2013 HolidayThis morning I got up early and watched the sunrise come up behind the Eiffel Tower.
The average temperature was 5 Degrees C (40F). Here is a map of where I walked.
I did most of the green and part of Posted by Shona Travels in Shona Travels The World | Apr 29, 2016