- Days 11 and 12: La France!I guess I am going through a bout of electronic malfunctioning, because the reason I did not post yesterday was not because I didn't see any birds but because my iPad died. Since it was late in the night when Posted by skwclar in Birding around the World | May 3, 2014
- ParisToday we strolled through beautiful Paris. We wandered towards the Louvre and walked gently along through the gardens and courtyards beyond, then all the way up the Champs Elysees to the Arc de Triomphe. At some parts of Posted by JadeLim in Asia/Europe 2014 | May 2, 2014
- Tired feet in Uffizi
Today we visited the Uffizi Gallery, a huge museum filled with art collected by the Medici family. It is probably the biggest tourist attraction in Florence, and today was no exception. But Posted by skwclar in Gryphon Globetrotters | May 2, 2014
- Bits and Pieces So it's come to my attention that I am absolutely rotten at this, and my poor solitary blog post can attest to that.
Although I have to admit it has been amazing to fall off the face of the earth Posted by helenagrace in Excuse my French | May 2, 2014
- Modern Art of the 15th CenturyDay one in Paris and we have our plan- The Louvre, the entry a gift from Jim and Debbie. This means waking up early early to get there hopefully before opening to avoid the queue, then as many hours as Posted by katepluspat in Kate and Pat Blow the House Deposit | Apr 11, 2014
- To ParisWe had a fast and smooth trip on the Eurostar to Paris Gare du Nord. We were a bit bemused when we got to that station – compared to St Pancras Station and most other stations in London, there Posted by JadeLim in Asia/Europe 2014 | May 1, 2014
- So Fenchy So ChicUp too too early we headed to Kings Cross (the international train station - not the drug dealing, bogan brawl capital of Sydney). As we were queued waiting to check in the fire alarm went off and there was an Posted by katepluspat in Kate and Pat Blow the House Deposit | Apr 10, 2014
- Fontainebleau: The Forest and the ClimbsSummary of boulder areas:
Saturday: Gorges d'Apremont at Apremont, at main forest area
Sunday: Roche aux Sabots at Les Trois Pignon, near Noisy-sur Ecole
Monday: 95.2 at La Croix Saint Jerome at Les Trois Pignon
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.c Posted by seaskimmer in Taking the Long Way Home | Apr 29, 2014
- Fo(u)ntaine-bleau: Transpired eventsExcited! Good sandwiches. Weird sleep. Good conversation. Cool girl. Excited to re-meet people. Unsure about similarity of past and present. Pleasant and not-so pleasant re-meeting.
Excited to climb and see boulders. Depressed about cold and rain. Many Posted by seaskimmer in Taking the Long Way Home | Apr 29, 2014
- Would sir care to try the fish?We decided that this Easter, we really needed to get away. We have a lot of travel planned for the year, but it is going to be generally active and Heather needed a sunshine-hit. After a bit of research, Posted by jefranklin in James & Heather Travelogues | Apr 29, 2014
- From Paris to LondresFell behind in updating the blog so will squeeze 3 days into this entry! Friday saw us having a farewell breakfast with our Melbourne friends Tayla & Jan, joined by their friend from London, Lucy Ansell, who were all Posted by Melbinman in The Melbourne Martins' Grande Tour 2014 | Apr 27, 2014
- Villefranche sur Mer and Paris, France. I decided to attend another four week session at L'Institut de Francais. As usual I had great classmates, hopefully improved my French, and thoroughly enjoyed myself. Heather accompanied me and that added so Posted by douglasw in Around the World | Apr 27, 2014
- The Tapestry of TravelThey say the early bird gets the worm, but all this bird wants is coffee.
4am wake-up is early even by my standards, but I arrived at Toulouse-Blagnac with time to spare. Flight 1 in the city hopper was short Posted by Vagabondage in I spy with my little eye | Apr 27, 2014
- Food markets and cookery class in NiceBarbara-Ann, a qualified tourist guide, will meet you and take you to discover some of Nice's food markets. BA will engage you with the food stall sellers in order for you to appreciate the delights of the local Posted by Nice with BA in Nice with BA | Apr 27, 2014
- Our last day in Paris. Yesterday we visited the Louvre museum along with what seemed like half of the rest of the world! There were so many people, especially crowded around a very famous painting called the Mona Lisa. You could google her to see Posted by lbaker in Ms. Baker's Trip | Apr 27, 2014
- On the Road AgainThis is it.
My last morning.
A morning filled with "see you again soon"s. I really don't want to say good-bye, because I already want to return. And if I thought I was dragging my feet yesterday... well, clearly I Posted by Vagabondage in I spy with my little eye | Apr 26, 2014
- All's Quiet As I walk around Pepieux every morning, I notice the many ways this place delights me. From the curiosity of feral kitties, to the old world appeal of the buildings, the quiet (on the surface) countryside plus, of course, the Posted by Vagabondage in I spy with my little eye | Apr 26, 2014
- A Votre Sante! (To your health)Quite a soppy wander this morning. The light rain had tapered off a bit after coffee. Enough that we followed through with Market day plans.
The goal was to pick up what we needed for company tonight. The regular suspects to Posted by Vagabondage in I spy with my little eye | Apr 26, 2014
- The palace at VersaillesWe couldn't believe our eyes as we walked towards the golden gates of the palace! It is huge, magnificent and exactly how I thought it would be but much, much bigger! We spent the whole morning walking through room after Posted by lbaker in Ms. Baker's Trip | Apr 25, 2014
- Eurodisney!The day the girls had dreamed of for so long finally arrived! It was up at 'sparrows' to catch the bus to the Enchanted Kingdom a la Francaise.the overcast weather did nothing to dampen the spirits and the smiles on Posted by Melbinman in The Melbourne Martins' Grande Tour 2014 | Apr 25, 2014
- Bon jour!Paris is a beautiful city, especially in the Spring! The streets are lined with flowering trees, there are parks and gardens and little window boxes filled with plants on balconies. There are statues and gold coated decorations everywhere you Posted by lbaker in Ms. Baker's Trip | Apr 24, 2014
- Shop til you drop...Yes, much to the delight of the menfolk (not!) today was a designated shopping day for the girls so off to the Grand Magasins we went! 😳 Galeries Lafayette was the first port of call so it wasn't long until Posted by Melbinman in The Melbourne Martins' Grande Tour 2014 | Apr 23, 2014
- L'Tour Eiffel and Monet's gardenI have to fit in two days of adventures in today's entry as was too shattered to report in yesterday. We spent Easter Monday bateauxing (?) along the Seine on the 'Batobus' (ferry). We jumped on at Notre Posted by Melbinman in The Melbourne Martins' Grande Tour 2014 | Apr 22, 2014
- BORDEAUX & LE VERDON, FRANCE
We celebrated Easter Interdenominational Sunrise Service and the Roman Catholic and Protestant Services that followed as our ship sailed slowly up the Garonne River toward Bordeaux in Southwest Posted by Swenigale in Serenity 5 | Apr 22, 2014
- A Feast for the SensesAs luck would have it, a heavy rain in the night seemed to purge us of the water we were supposed to receive today. This meant that exploration was back on the menu. (woot) I started out with a two Posted by Vagabondage in I spy with my little eye | Apr 21, 2014