- Bridges, Arcs and the Seine21st September 2013
For our final day with this group we had a nice breakfast at Mercure an then boarded our coach for the last time. We were all going for a guided tour of Paris. Christina met us in town Posted by JenMF in J.E.D's OS Jaunt | Sep 27, 2013
- Nothing Much But Driving....20th September 2013
Today was a very early start at 600am. We travelled to Paris without many stops at all. We had a stop for rest rooms twice and a stop for lunch at an Auto Grill. It was very confusing Posted by JenMF in J.E.D's OS Jaunt | Sep 27, 2013
- 130601: 4. First day in Paris - Seine cruise, 3 of 5Map
Here's a map of the next part of our journey, from the Pont des Arts to Pont St. Louis.
After passing the Pont des Arts, we approached [[http://en.wikipedia.o Posted by aristo60 in 130522-130605: Europe | Sep 27, 2013
- 130601: 3. First day in Paris - Seine cruise, 2 of 5Map
Here's a map of the next leg of the cruise, from the Pont Alexandre III to the Pont des Arts.
After the Pont Alexandre III, there wasn't much to see until we Posted by aristo60 in 130522-130605: Europe | Sep 27, 2013
- 130601: 2. First day in Paris - Seine cruise, 1 of 5===Seine River cruise===
We already had tickets for the Bateaux Parisiens as part of a package I'd bought online, so were able to bypass the ticket line. We still had to get in line to board, but it moved quickly.
[i]Sacre Posted by aristo60 in 130522-130605: Europe | Sep 27, 2013
- 130601: 1. First day in Paris - Eiffel Tower===Tour Eiffel
After breakfast in our apartment, we took the RER "C" line between the St. Michel/Notre Dame and Champs de Mars/Tour Eiffel stations. Upon reaching the street, we made our way to the riverside promenade. On a short set of Posted by aristo60 in 130522-130605: Europe | Sep 26, 2013
- Ponteves Rest dayThursday and a "rest" day in "Rouge Gorge Chambre D'hotes" in Ponteves. Our host here is an absolute delight but she does not speak any English. Our French is particularly lacking in these circumstances. Lots of smiles Posted by Jill Forster in Europe 2013 | Sep 26, 2013
- The Players LockIt's been a wonderful last week in Paris - the sun is out, the rain has gone away and it's likely to stay that way until I leave. I've spent time in Bohemian Montmartre, trendy Oberkampf , and the ultra Posted by carol.maseyk in Mon Petite Adventure | Sep 26, 2013
- Le Thoronet to Ponteves (Day 1 Cycling)Our first day cycling has been a challenge for us both, of some 37 kms to Ponteves, a tiny village. I have always felt that, when cycling, it is not how far you ride but how much "up" you Posted by Jill Forster in Europe 2013 | Sep 25, 2013
- Marseille to Le ThoronetFinal morning in Marseille. What an interesting place. Full of contrasts, some shocks and many surprises a feel that is mixed with Mid Eastern, French, Turkish?, and Greek tones to it all.
The artistic culture of Marseille emerged slowly and out Posted by Jill Forster in Europe 2013 | Sep 25, 2013
- last stop before Paris....Hi all,
We have arrived in Lyon for the night before heading off to Paris in the morning for our last 2 nights of the tour.. It will be sad to say goodbye to the group we have formed on this Posted by JenneanB in A World away from Oz | Sep 25, 2013
- 2013 RTL Rally - Toys Out of Pram
I am putting two days into one posting tonight as I sit with a large vodka and tonic on the terrace of the Palace de Menthon watching the sun sink over Lake Annecy.
Scenery-wise we coul Posted by haveyoubeenyet in Have You Been Yet? by Pam Fisher | Sep 24, 2013
- PARIS – CITY OF LIGHTS, MUSEUMS, GARDENS ARCHITECTURE,......Paris is a city that Simon has not stopped talking to me about. It is a place close to the beginning of our walk to Santiago de Compostela. We had plans to meet with my best friend from Colombia on Posted by erika_simon in Simplicity, Inspiration and Angels | Sep 24, 2013
- A new day in ParisThe highlights - A midnight velo-ride to Notre Dame, the Louvre & the Moulin Rouge (and moving to the room with The View for Shell's birthday)
[img=http://photos.travell Posted by cam-shell in Paris is just the beginning... | Sep 23, 2013
- Day 18 - Glanum and Baux de ProvenceWe drove further afield to St Remy-de-Provence where some Roman ruins were located. This had been an important city controlling access through the rocky hills. It was warm and sunny but the infamous Mistral was blowing a Posted by Lamb Ham in Lamb Ham in France | Sep 23, 2013
- Marseille TreThis is our last full day in Marseille. Beautifil sunshine, a pleasant 25 plus degrees and a blue sky to act as a backdrop for our last opportunity for an adventure here. Cycling for a week awaits us Posted by Jill Forster in Europe 2013 | Sep 23, 2013
- Art nouveauNancy used to be the Art nouveau centre of France and you can still see lots of examples of it around and about the place.
Posted by sallysleigh in Sally and Jamie in Oxford and elsewhere | Sep 23, 2013
- Chagall windowsOne of the highlights on this trip has been seeing the Chagall windows in a church in Zurich. We went to see them more than once because we both like him as artist but also because you could sense Posted by sallysleigh in Sally and Jamie in Oxford and elsewhere | Sep 23, 2013
- BeginningsI haven't started this blog as soon as I had intended to, but I suppose this is a reassuring sign that I've been busy here and I have been really getting into to my new life here in France. As Posted by emilylampard in The Alps and Onwards | Sep 22, 2013
- Day 17 - Vaison la Romaine and le Mont VentouxWhile Kat took her usual time getting ready in the morning we briefly explored the maze-like hilltop village of Sablet with impossibly narrow streets. Cats were friendly as ever. This time a kitten wanted to play.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.c Posted by Lamb Ham in Lamb Ham in France | Sep 22, 2013
- Marseille DueMarseille is a litle bit scratched, dented and unloved but today it showed us a delightful and most pleasant side. A walk around harbour of Vieux Port and out to Fort Saint-Jean on a warm Sunday afternoon produced some Posted by Jill Forster in Europe 2013 | Sep 22, 2013
- Canoe trip down the Dordogne - Argentat to Souillac
Note: regarding above map we are travelling along the river!
Wednesday 18th Sept 13 (day 18)
Today was our first day canoeing on the River Dordogne - what a bloody disaster! Not Posted by Cindy Bruin in 2013/14 TRIP NOW COMPLETE | Sep 22, 2013
- The Tour Begins We started our morning off early as we started our tour this morning. It was early for breakfast and then onto a bus to head towards the White Cliffs of Dover. After clearing customs, we boarded a ferry that felt Posted by missdigney in European Adventure! | Sep 22, 2013
- Rocamadour. then a quick 30km round trip to Padirac Caves
Monday 16th Sept (day 16)
Ugg we woke up to the sound of rain on our tent this morning - not a sound you want to hear when camping. Not much point in hurrying to get up Posted by Cindy Bruin in 2013/14 TRIP NOW COMPLETE | Sep 22, 2013
- Day 16 - Close Luce and then ProvenceWe had to sadly say goodbye to our lovely accommodation and breakfasts, but new interesting things awaited. We stopped off at Close Luce in Amboise, a manor house where Leonardo Da Vinci spent the last three years of his Posted by Lamb Ham in Lamb Ham in France | Sep 21, 2013