- From the Blue and the Red from the Orange and GreenI'd intended to do this from about my first day in Paris, when I'd started thinking of writers I adored who I could stalk. It took me a while and several vague google searches to remember that Samuel Beckett did Posted by Soseki in This is Not a Pipe | Jul 15, 2013
- The Journey So Far- And Finally===The Journey So Far===
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/287551/large_Mountain_P..from_Kri Posted by Mick G in The Baltic Sea to the Tatra Mountains | Jul 15, 2013
- Red, the Blood of Angry Men / Black, the Dark of Ages PastToday was Bastille day.
The first sign of that was very little being open. Part of this was due to it being Sunday, which only complicated things. (The Louvre was not only open, but free. I found that out too late Posted by Soseki in This is Not a Pipe | Jul 14, 2013
- DUINGT to ANNECY (France) 13 & 14 JULYWe planned to go to Lyon on Saturday 13th July but all of the travelling we have done over the past 11 weeks has caught up with us.
We decided Annecy with it's beautiful lake was too hard to resist Posted by MKaye in Motorcycling around Europe 2013 | Jul 14, 2013
- Paris in the summerSo. getting to grips with Oxford and we are now in Paris and today is Bastille Day which means very loud parties in the Fire station across the road from the hotel. Jamie has a conference here. Posted by sallysleigh in Sally and Jamie in Oxford and elsewhere | Jul 14, 2013
- So Be a Tourist, Hear the CallIt was after dinner Friday night, when I realized that I'd been in Paris for two days and still not seen the Eiffel Tower, that I realized I was probably doing something wrong.
Earlier that day, I'd been walking back to Posted by Soseki in This is Not a Pipe | Jul 13, 2013
- Tour de FranceThe Tour de France was in Nice on July 2, on it's way from Corsica and then on to Marseille. This was the only point in the Tour where they did time trials. Richard, wish you'd'a been Posted by Meghan.Gardner in Our France Adventure | Jul 13, 2013
- ANDERMATT (Switzerland) to DUINGT (France) 12 JulyFarewell Anderamtt, we loved it there, and we will be back someday.
The wildf Posted by MKaye in Motorcycling around Europe 2013 | Jul 12, 2013
- This Graveyard Hides a Million SecretsA lot of writers and artists lived in Paris. Those who lived there long enough died there, and were usually buried in the Montparnasse cemetery.
The Montparnasse Cemetary is weird in that it is simultaneously both a cemetery and a tourist Posted by Soseki in This is Not a Pipe | Jul 12, 2013
- thoirette to divonne les bains (via saint claude)friday: extremely hot and clammy yesterday! p got the scooter off so we could have another
cooling whizz around the area!
there was a sign outside the carrefour, right beside the aire, that showed the town was along-
side the ‘route Posted by spiderface in our motorhome adventure | Jul 12, 2013
- st christophe en brionnais to thiorette (via macon, bourg/b)thursday: v. hot yesterday, muggy! stayed around the aire all am, p worked for a bit, then we scootered
into town to check out the famous wednesday cattle market we’d noticed. (500years old, and one of the
most important in france Posted by spiderface in our motorhome adventure | Jul 12, 2013
- Dear Days of Old with the Faces in the FirelightTo get out of Carry le Rouet, we needed to take two trains. The first was a train to Marseilles. Then we waited in Marseilles for a few hours. Walking around a city with luggage isn't much fun, so we Posted by Soseki in This is Not a Pipe | Jul 11, 2013
- One Night in Strasbourg, FranceOn our way from Switzerland to Brussels we decided to have a brief pit stop in Strasbourg for one night as we had heard that is was meant to be beautiful so thought why not!
Luckily our train got us in Posted by Nick-n-Charlie in Our Honeymoon World Tour | Jul 4, 2013
- LESSON NUMBER 8When we had decided we wanted to spend one night in Strasbourg on our way from Switzerland to Belgium we were really struggling to find a hostel so started looking at hotels, thinking for one night we would be able Posted by Nick-n-Charlie in Our Honeymoon World Tour | Jul 4, 2013
- You've Left Behind the World AgainThe itinerary called for another day in Carry le Rouet. All the itinerary really cared about was that we spent each night at the hotel that we booked. Apart from that, we had a Europass that would get us anywhere Posted by Soseki in This is Not a Pipe | Jul 10, 2013
- We're now heading home.......I'm writing this on the 10th, but the last couple of days have been just great. We all left Vielha on Monday and headed to the border. They have a great duty free store there and we couldn't get over Posted by Twortie in Haggis and Croissants.... | Jul 10, 2013
- lapalisse to st christophe en brionnaistuesday: p worked yesterday aft. and c explored the town a bit, lovely place with huge chateau and
it was really hot, so sat under the awning most of the day and eve. ate our tea outside and then walked
back Posted by spiderface in our motorhome adventure | Jul 9, 2013
- I Was Never Meant for Such a Small Town WorldCarry le Rouet has several things in common with Geneva. Both were primarily French-speaking. Both were next to large bodies of water. And I didn't want to leave the hotel of either without a clear idea of where I was Posted by Soseki in This is Not a Pipe | Jul 8, 2013
- murat le quaire to lapalisse (via gannat + st pourcain s/s)monday: spent yesterday pottering around the site in the sunshine, getting general tasks done,
very nice too!
p focused on the van, c got the washing done, x2 loads, and up onto the lines.
had lunch outside then p tried to find Posted by spiderface in our motorhome adventure | Jul 8, 2013
- Lavardac, FranceHad a great drive down from Charente on Saturday morning. The French AutoRoute system is great. Set up the cruise control, 130 clicks and long straight roads all the way. Trucks have to stay in one lane and plenty of Posted by Twortie in Haggis and Croissants.... | Jul 7, 2013
- BonjourWe traveled from San Remo to Nice excited to be changing countries and looking out on the road for some dramatic "WELCOME TO FRANCE" sign/celebration/performance. Instead we just spotted a small signpost as we wizzed by with "France" on one Posted by Georgeandkat in Europe | Jul 7, 2013
- Day 24The chateau is a great place for sleeping. The bedrooms have wooden shutters inside the windows which we close at night, when we woke up this morning it was 9.0 am, we still couldn't tell it was morning till we Posted by Richardroberts in Richard and Lois trip | Jul 7, 2013
- We Sleep and We Wake to Muffled Chimes Out From the LakeAccording to the tourist information on a printed sheet of paper, Aix Les Bains is next to the largest freshwater lake in France, the Lac du Bourget, and that there are over a hundred hotels there. From my experience Posted by Soseki in This is Not a Pipe | Jul 7, 2013
- Day 23We had a very well prepared bbq meal last night. Everything we needed was on the table including central heating. (See photo) It did get a bit crisp after the sun went down, but no worries.
We had pork Posted by Richardroberts in Richard and Lois trip | Jul 6, 2013
- marcillac la croisille to murat le quaire (via ussel)saturday: wasn't v. quiet at the aire y'day aft. as lots of young lads on their trails bikes were whizzing
around the woods! they left eventually and peace was restored....
ate earlyish, p fished for about half an hour (no bites/catches), then Posted by spiderface in our motorhome adventure | Jul 6, 2013