- Bourgogne........wine, wine , wineGot up from an almost ok sleep.....still lagging a bit and had breakie with our hostess who had just finished serving breakfast to her crew who were off to start the first day of the wine harvest...le vendages. The gite Posted by marcofisher in France and Spain 2015 | Sep 8, 2015
- last day in Paris
We had a slow start to the morning because we could and then we decided to walk the Champs Èlysèes I have to say it was not as I remember it. There used to be a mix of places to Posted by tazzybbb in Turning Europe upside down | Sep 8, 2015
- queens for a dayToday we decided to go to the palace of Versailles. We went with the company fat bike tours so as you can guess from the name we were going to be riding bikes.
We had to travel something like 22 Posted by tazzybbb in Turning Europe upside down | Sep 8, 2015
- Our Day on the D Day BeachesWe had a very full day with our tour guide Colin McGarry. We visited all the usual points of interest but with his stories, maps, and pictures it came alive for us. Some of the most interesting and Posted by greenbriar in France 2015 | Sep 8, 2015
- Day 27 & 28Well a lot has happened in the last two days. On Sunday we left the ship in Venice and flew to Nice where we were met by our friend Vianney. That afternoon we took a look at Nice which was Posted by John McReynolds in Europe 2015 | Sep 7, 2015
- .........Fontainbleu to La RochepotGot up bright and early......although we had already been up several times.....jet lag is such great fun! Our hosts had breakfast ready including a slideshow showcasing various local attractions.
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- Driving the back roads to Normandy.Today we expected a 3 1/2 hour drive to Normandy to our home for visits to the D day Beaches. What you expect and what you get are two different things, but we loved our detours! Until the Posted by greenbriar in France 2015 | Sep 7, 2015
- Heading South and the sun is outWe headed south towards Dijon today... long motorway journey. Got me thinking about Kirsty and her new job and if she was OK. Plus the lovely text James (son in law) sent me prior to us leaving. It made me Posted by Jansie in The Big Road Trip in Molly | Sep 7, 2015
- Here We Go Again.....Got to the airport allegedly way early.....but upon checking noticed that our flight to Toronto was going to be delayed....leaving about 30 minutes to make the connection to Paris. Air Canada said it should be no problem (although when booking Posted by marcofisher in France and Spain 2015 | Sep 3, 2015
- Our last night in ParisFor our last night In Paris we thought we better dress up a little and threw on our heels. Very tricky navigating the cobblestone streets this way, so we found a lovely little place just around the corner-Le Cavalier Posted by greenbriar in France 2015 | Sep 6, 2015
- OOOlala....Well the morning has arrived... Poppy was sat on guard by the door just in case we went without her.... as if Graham would do that. Me he could forget.. but the dog NEVER. We travelled down to Folkestone Posted by Jansie in The Big Road Trip in Molly | Sep 6, 2015
- ParisWeather today was overcast and cool. Since arriving in Paris, I have worn a jacket for the first time since arriving in London a month ago.
I was concerned that we wouldn't have time to see much of Paris today, and Posted by HimalayanPeter in Churchward in Europe | Sep 6, 2015
- Chapter 15: When it rainsThe rain continued but we were more determined to continue sightseeing. We started by climbing the steps up to Sacre Coeur. We were accosted by men trying to “sell” bracelets and Ariel saved Kevin from their grasps. Up at the Posted by Kev n' Ariel in Kev n' Ariel's World Trek | Sep 6, 2015
- Chapter 14: Travelling noobsWhat a crazy morning. We slept through our alarms and Mo woke us up still in time to catch our reserved train to Paris. However, after running to the train station there were further details on our line which meant Posted by Kev n' Ariel in Kev n' Ariel's World Trek | Sep 6, 2015
- Walkabout in ParisYesterday was a very mentally exhausting day. We had a little sleep in and then Naomi face timed Janelle to let her know what we had found. Thanks to our great guide and the company I think we got a Posted by tazzybbb in Turning Europe upside down | Sep 6, 2015
- Paris, we love you more today...As promised, this blog entry will be much shorter! If you read yesterday's, you'll know what we mean. After compiling in the wee hours of the night, this morning's re-read prompted some revisions : ). More pictures and a little Posted by Kemnitzer in Europe 2015 | Sep 6, 2015
- Oh! the Fragrant Sewers of ParisIt was a little bit cloudy today so we wandered our way along the Seine, enjoying the Saturday crowds. Where did we find ourselves? Right outside the Sewer Tour! Bob is one determined guy when it comes Posted by greenbriar in France 2015 | Sep 5, 2015
- Stories Posted by rachelkronk in Rachel's Rotary Blog | Sep 4, 2015
- Bordeaux to ParisToday was an early start, with a wake up call at 6:00am, and a 7:20am departure from the hotel to the train station to catch the 8:24am TGV fast train to Paris. Like the Eurostar, for security reasons they don't Posted by HimalayanPeter in Churchward in Europe | Sep 5, 2015
- Biarritz to BordeauxWeather initaially was cool and overcast, buth the overcast cleared in the afternoon and the temperature improved to 2C.
Today was an easy day, with a 7:00am wake up call, and bags out by 8:30am. However, we weren't leaving Biarritz until Posted by HimalayanPeter in Churchward in Europe | Sep 4, 2015
- Paris at Tiffany'sAnother beautiful sunny day and more miles to walk. Bob was the bravest of us all and attempted the velo rental (bicycle) in the crazy Paris traffic. While he was practising on the back streets, Brian explored solo Posted by greenbriar in France 2015 | Sep 4, 2015
- Madrid to BiarritzWeather was overcast, varying from heavy to light and back again, although it did rain overnight. The temperature has dropped from the low to mid thirties back to the low twenties.
Today was a relatively easy travel day. Bags out at Posted by HimalayanPeter in Churchward in Europe | Sep 4, 2015
- All around Paris in 14 hours!Hello all,
We made an early start to the day despite Jo texting til 5 am! She hasn't quite made the time change yet. It was a beautiful sunny morning at the plaza in front of Notre Dame so we Posted by greenbriar in France 2015 | Sep 3, 2015
- The Western FrontSo we decided less than a week ago that we would do a Western Front tour, one that looked at Villers Bretonneux and the battle of the Somme. Janelle had wanted us to place a flower at the grave of Posted by tazzybbb in Turning Europe upside down | Sep 3, 2015
- Welcome to Paris
We ended up leaving Tours half an hour later than expected, but we were happy with this as it was much earlier than two days ago. It was our last trip on the big blue bus, so we were a Posted by tazzybbb in Turning Europe upside down | Sep 3, 2015