- Fairytale Castles and meeting new friendsThe day started off in Carcassonne which has the most beautiful Fairytale Castle, it is huge. The main entrance led us into a courtyard with another entrance and there were cobbled streets ,old houses and street musicians and shopkeepers all Posted by cjpolley in Adventure before Dementia | Oct 26, 2015
- After CahorsMidi Pyrenees starts at the River Lot and what a difference.
Bastides, fortified towns and houses, guess who built them, yep we did when we 'owned' this area.
The whole feel of the area was one of a poorer community, with lots Posted by cjpolley in Adventure before Dementia | Oct 26, 2015
- Southern FranceAgain a change in scenery, away from bare mountain slopes and into vineyards on the flat.
To continue Jacqui's year of conquering he height fear we decided to travel over the Millau Bridge. An incredible feat of engineering and known as Posted by cjpolley in Adventure before Dementia | Oct 26, 2015
- Why Paris?Last year I spent a month in Paris. Now, in the fall of 2015, I am here for two months. I am continually asked, "Why Paris?" Even though I'm a writer, I can't really explain or answer in words. Posted by teethetrav in Tee the Trav | Oct 26, 2015
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Deux semaines de vacances tous les sept semaines est certainement une idée extraordinaire. vacances commence Vendredi et là-bas est une fête sur la place principale de Caen. Je deviner ce que presq Posted by rachelkronk in Rachel's Rotary Blog | Oct 25, 2015
- Day 2: 23rd OctThanks to some incredible black out blinds and an exceedingly quiet hotel we had a good lie in until 8am. We had a surprisingly tasty breakfast at the train station before heading to Gare du Nord station. We Posted by scotia174 in 2015 | Oct 23, 2015
- Strasbourg with FriendsOoh, how I love France. The food, the buildings, the history, the beautiful language, the culture. THE FOOD. More on that later. When Taylor's childhood friend Dan suggested we meet up for a weekend in France, Posted by katie.lewis in 3 Mannheimers and a Baby | Oct 25, 2015
- Day 1: 22nd OctWe caught the 6:30am flight from Edinburgh to Paris and arrived in Paris in time for breakfast! Our first stop was the Pullman hotel which is a brand new hotel based at the airport. It had only been Posted by scotia174 in 2015 | Oct 22, 2015
- Les Marchés de ParisHistory, culture and necessity coalesce in the more than ninety markets dotted throughout the city of Paris. Some marketplaces can be traced back a thousand years or more while others inhabit historically significant sites like the one on the Blvd. Posted by Hawkson in Blissful Adventures | Oct 25, 2015
- Paris Markets: Part 4All the days I have spent wandering around aimlessly in Paris, I never knew there was a name for it. I am apparently a flaneuse: a woman who wanders in Paris with no particular destination in mind. Edmund White Posted by teethetrav in Tee the Trav | Oct 25, 2015
- Paris Markets Part 3Les Halles was a legendary market that no longer exists. It was once the most popular and thriving market in Paris. The area now is a combination of old and new. The architecturally controversial Pompidou Center straddles one side of Posted by teethetrav in Tee the Trav | Oct 24, 2015
- The Streets of ParisWe’ve been doing the sights of Paris for the past few days - the Eiffel Tower, Notre- Dame, the Arc de Triomphe etc. and even Disneyland with the grandchildren– but decided not to bore you with images of such well Posted by Hawkson in Blissful Adventures | Oct 24, 2015
- Lyon Day #2 .......and the parting of the waysT
oday is our last day as a foursome >>>> Sue and Bob are leaving for Nice and we for Paris, so we need to make the most of the day....out for a walkabout, we run into the Saturday market Posted by marcofisher in France and Spain 2015 | Oct 22, 2015
- Paris Markets Part 2This is a lovely indoor market. It is small and, like all things in St. Germaine des Pres, classy and pricey. A short walk from Boulevard St. Germaine, I love the arches and the look of the architecture. If Posted by teethetrav in Tee the Trav | Oct 23, 2015
- How many Châteaus?The escape south to find better weather worked, it still hadn't rained on us in France, touch wood. After we left the La Rochelle area, we turned toward one of those iconic French towns, Cognac.
This whole part of France Posted by cjpolley in Adventure before Dementia | Oct 22, 2015
- Paris MarketsI love Paris. I also love food, food markets, indoor and outdoor markets of all kinds. In my younger days, one of my favorite shopping experiences was going to the Englishtown Auction in New Jersey in the early hours of Posted by teethetrav in Tee the Trav | Oct 22, 2015
- Onwards to Lyon ......the foodie capital of France Another one of those cold foggy mornings as leave the gite following a pleasant breakfast and conversation with the owners in his sun room. We decide to take a slower route to Lyon and continue our visit of the Posted by marcofisher in France and Spain 2015 | Oct 20, 2015
- FranceDay. 24 continued.
Airports seem to bring out the worst in people. Courtesy and kindness are left outside the building. Everyone is in a hurry to get through security. No one smiles or engages in any kind of acknowledgment Posted by debbep in Wanderlust is an incurable disease! | Oct 20, 2015
- ...to Clermont Ferrand and Macon The end of our stay at Cabrerets has arrived and we are all ready and waiting for the house manager to give him the keys and get our 250E deposit back.....all is good ...we didn't bust anything, are within the Posted by marcofisher in France and Spain 2015 | Oct 19, 2015
- MG Owners Club Tour Mallorca & Brittany 2015 (8)Driving north we crossed the mighty Saint-Nazaire Bridge which we remember crossing on our holidays in France in the 1970’s when it was first built. Then on to Auray to stay with our friends Dave & Marie in their second Posted by Tony and Penny in Tony and Pennys Travels | Oct 16, 2015
- Cabrerets Day #5 > Peche Merle & Chateau de CenevieresMorning is cloudy but the crew is resolute and after breakfast yours truly drives Queenie, Annie and Bob to the Grotte de Peche Merle, a very short drive away, where they will visit the caves and the gimp will seek Posted by marcofisher in France and Spain 2015 | Oct 15, 2015
- Last Day in ParisSleep had been restless – too many thoughts and memories rolling about inside my head. It was one of those nights were I wished my brain came with an ‘off’ switch. There was also some new weird sound reverberating in Posted by trav3l-bug in Endless Fernweh | Oct 14, 2015
- Montmartre and GrandpaToday was Al’s first day at his conference. He left about 7:30 am. I lingered for a while. I had a walking tour booked for the Montmartre district, north of our hotel. There are some great walking tours here that Posted by trav3l-bug in Endless Fernweh | Oct 13, 2015
- Day#4 > Saint Cirq LapopieThis morning as usual is foggy and cool and following breakfast Annie and I head out to do chores: recharge the phone minutes and find a bar with decent WIFI....mission accomplished we head back taking in a viewpoint:
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- Cabrerets Day #3 > Cordes sur Ciel and AlbiHearty breakfast of eggs, bacon etc. prepared by yours truly and we are on our way with the sun starting to break through the fog......the day continues to get sunnier as we draw closer to Cordes sur Ciel. The drive Posted by marcofisher in France and Spain 2015 | Oct 14, 2015