- Day 11: Paris - Architecture, Notre Dame, the Eiffel TowerOk, this will get a little boring, because we’re getting a rhythm here in Paris. Slow, easy morning, head into town to see <some paris things> and then home for grocery shopping and a nice dinner. Boring, but Posted by tedpeters in Europe in 28 Days! | Apr 19, 2014
- Welcome to the City of Metz ![center]Welcome to the City of Metz ![/center]
Metz, the discreet ! This is how I would describe this City...
As opposed to its famous neighbour city Strasbourg, immediately recognizable through its black and white buildings, its Christmas Ma Posted by victorian67 in Escapades around the 3 Borders Country | Nov 18, 2013
- Day 10: Paris!It was very nice to wake up in Paris in a little house. We had a kitchen that was reasonably stocked, and beds that were in different areas, and some privacy, and no urgency to check out or get Posted by tedpeters in Europe in 28 Days! | Apr 18, 2014
- French Fried- ayI am still a wee bit pink around the edges, so a slightly overcast day is exactly what this girl needs!
Can't actually say that I started this day out the way I had planned, we found our first scorpion. Yep, Posted by Vagabondage in I spy with my little eye | Apr 18, 2014
- An Egg-cellent day in CarcassonneWhy another egg reference? Because I am missing a creative day of traditional egg painting with friends, and it has been on my mind.
Just opened the shutters to start a brand new day here. It is amazing how much Posted by Vagabondage in I spy with my little eye | Apr 18, 2014
- 18th February 2011Up early this morning for our drive to Dover (about 6.5 hours). On the way we stopped in Maidstone to pick up some supplies for the van. Our first meal in Prince Albert (lunch) was Vegemite sandwiches in a supermarket Posted by kimdanny in Kim and Danny 2011 | Apr 18, 2014
- Sunny Side UpWednesdays are pretty bright here in France. Every Wednesday, schools are closed & as as side effect... many businesses are closed. Mix this, with a dash of blue sky, a soupcon of sunshine and the mercury rising from 25 degrees Posted by Vagabondage in I spy with my little eye | Apr 17, 2014
- Compostella piligrimage The history of the pilgrimage to Compostela began in 42 AD. BC, by the beheading of the Apostle Jacques Maggiore in Jerusalem on the orders of King Herod Agrippa. After the execution, two disciples of the apostle (Athanasius and Theodore) Posted by Pascalev in anywere out of my world | Apr 17, 2014
- Day 9: Panic in ParisWake up. Panic. Slog through hotels, vrbo, booking.com, random web sites, and finally last minute requests for other Airbnb apartments. Everyone is hungry and our hotel is in the middle of nowhere. And then, bing, a Posted by tedpeters in Europe in 28 Days! | Apr 17, 2014
- Market DayToday the morning wander had to wait. It was market day in Olonzac from 10-12. Again the main street was closed off, but things looked a little different then they did during the Vide Grenier. This time textiles, jewellery and Posted by Vagabondage in I spy with my little eye | Apr 15, 2014
- Catch of the DayHaving to speak another language is like coffee in the morning. It gets your brain firing on all cylinders, stat. That is how I started today, coffee talk with 3 of my neighbors. They are really such a delight, and Posted by Vagabondage in I spy with my little eye | Apr 14, 2014
- The Happy WandererWell, there is something to be said about travel. You never know exactly what lies around the corner. (Literally & figuratively.)
Today started in a usual coffee sort of way, but a smidge earlier. B. had arranged a hike with some Posted by Vagabondage in I spy with my little eye | Apr 14, 2014
- Day Nine - Calvi, Corsica (France)We awoke to sunny skies and the beautiful island of Corsica. The island is best known as the birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte, and Calvi also claims Columbus as a native son (but the jury is out on this one). Posted by Cybercsp in Noordam Cruise - Barcelona to Rome | Apr 14, 2014
- You never know what you will find in FranceYou honestly never know what you are going to run across in the small villages of South France.
A gorgeous door, a breath-taking courtyard or colourful confetti filled street gutters. Maybe you'll even find someone's pet tortoise (including doghouse) in Posted by Vagabondage in I spy with my little eye | Apr 12, 2014
- Life is Good!So many things happened today, where to start?... Perhaps point form with details skipped is best... and shortest ;)
Got so many chances to use my French today. The cogs turned slowly my friends, but words did come out... Eventually.
It Posted by Vagabondage in I spy with my little eye | Apr 11, 2014
- FRANCE Part Trois
With Christmas done and dusted it was time to focus on the next milestone in the family holiday and that was spending just under a week in Paris that would include New Years Eve Posted by andrewemma in Let's Go Get Lost | Apr 10, 2014
- A Lazy DayWell, Lazy in that we sat on the Porch and drank coffee all morning. Did manage to walk around part of town and get out to some local ruins in the afternoon. So gorgeous, but oops... forgot to take my Posted by Vagabondage in I spy with my little eye | Apr 10, 2014
- Je suis arrive (sorry, my computer is French accent free)Well, the trip was a good one! They even served me Deli Saag with Paneer (Spinach curry with farm cheese) & Aloo Gobi (potato & cauliflower curry -my absolute fav) on the plane which made my month in itself. Then Posted by Vagabondage in I spy with my little eye | Apr 10, 2014
- Day Seven - Marseille, FranceWe joined a group for a private excursion from Marseille. We docked 12 miles outside town, so we never actually saw much of the city itself (which was described by our guide as "the Detroit of France.")
Our first stop was Posted by Cybercsp in Noordam Cruise - Barcelona to Rome | Apr 9, 2014
- Day Six - Day at SeaDay 6 - day at sea
After a good night's sleep, we had a small breakfast before we set out to tour the ship. Here are some photos.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.co Posted by Cybercsp in Noordam Cruise - Barcelona to Rome | Apr 9, 2014
- Stansted to BiarritzSo glad to meet up with Phil at Stansted...we found each other at the same time luckily and now our journey can really begin.
Stansted was a bit of an ordeal...backpack was oversized, hadn't paid for luggage to be booked Posted by kim.hill in Finding our Way... | Apr 6, 2014
- FRANCE Part Deux
As Mum had spent many hours researching European Christmas markets she knew which cities/towns had the best markets to explore during this magical time of the year with th Posted by andrewemma in Let's Go Get Lost | Apr 3, 2014
- FranceThis morning was an early departure from Putney to meet up with our tour in South London. From London we headed South where the bus drove onto the Euro Tunnel. The crossing under the tunnel took 30 mins then we Posted by mccoach-cripps in mccoach-cripps travels | Mar 18, 2014
- Paris: a mixed bag Jardin Luxemburg, the first green garden in one month! All the trees have the young delicately green leaves of early spring, and I finally feel like I'm in an actual park.
So the plan today was to get to Paris Posted by seaskimmer in Taking the Long Way Home | Apr 1, 2014
- A first test of the blogMarch 19th - 23rd. Le Trois Vallees, France.
Had a great few days snowboarding in France with Dan & Andy Coles, Steve Molloy, Graham Duckworth and Neil Butcher.
We had glorious sunshine for the first couple of days and then around a Posted by DanAndBells in Adventures with Danny & Bells | Mar 25, 2014