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  • Remember Our visit to the north of France had seen us encounter many moving stories of war. Nothing could have prepared me for the experience of visiting Oradour-sur-Glane. Posted by apostrophewoman in The Festival of Alison | Sep 25, 2014
  • A volcano, an electric train, and sweet old SuzieWe left Vichy on the last leg of this part of the epic road trip and headed in the direction of Clermont-Ferrand. The thunderstorms had cleared, and it was shaping up to be a pretty good day in the weather Posted by apostrophewoman in The Festival of Alison | Sep 25, 2014
  • World War One Battlefields in France and Belgium (part 2)Our second day of WW1 Battlefields took us to Flanders and into Belgium. Once again the day dawned cloudy and cool but as our journey continued the sun came out and we ended up being quite warm. Colin, our guide, apologised Posted by rca3561 in Vic and Rod's Northern Sojourn | Sep 25, 2014
  • FuturoscopeOne of the very clever building designs at Futuroscope Posted by RWLitchfield in RRZD Travel to Europe | Sep 25, 2014
  • Travel Day: Loire Valley to BordeauxToday was quite the travel day! We started the morning in the Loire Valley waking up around 9:00. Kaela got up right away and started packing away our belongings while I laid in bed for another hour or so. I Posted by JK_Adventures in Justin and Kaela's Adventure | Sep 24, 2014
  • World War One Battlefields in France and BelgiumWhen we found the name of the company responsible for taking us on our tour of WW1 sites was Cobber’s Tours we were a little anxious. Would we be dealing with a jingoistic Aussie tour guide full of clichés Posted by rca3561 in Vic and Rod's Northern Sojourn | Sep 24, 2014
  • Paris 7Today we slept in until nearly 11 o’clock in the morning. It was great to relax a bit because we have been super touristy lately. We got croissants fresh from the oven for brunch from a boulangerie nearby called Mani. [img=http://photos.travellerspoint Posted by pdover in The Dover rovers | Sep 24, 2014
  • Un-French dinnerA very un-French dinner just near Futuroscope in Poitiers Posted by RWLitchfield in RRZD Travel to Europe | Sep 24, 2014
  • Day 8 - ParisSleep in until 11:30 am....sooo pooped from yesterday...BUT HEY WE'RE IN PARIS! Gone to eat a fresh baguette and cheese for breakfast ;o) Really there is so much to see all w Posted by EarthTour14 in EarthTour14 | Sep 24, 2014
  • Day 7 London ~~~~~ParisWe have lots of great plans to see as much of Paris in these four days without getting too tired. So excited for this part of the trip since neither one of us have been to Paris before and Posted by EarthTour14 in EarthTour14 | Sep 23, 2014
  • Château de ChenonceauWe had a really nice last day in the Loire. We woke up bright and early to try and take some good pictures at Château de Chenenceau. We made the twenty minute drive to the château and parked Posted by JK_Adventures in Justin and Kaela's Adventure | Sep 24, 2014
  • Seeing French/Italian Alps and French/Swiss AlpsTuesday 23rd September We left about 3pm yesterday and arrived at our campsite at Digne-les-Baines Baths (where the Roman Hot Springs are) on the River Durance just after dark, which must of been about 8pm. We had a couple of stops just to Posted by RELitchfield in RRZD Travel to Europe | Sep 23, 2014
  • Rach's entry for ValbonneMonday 22nd September 2014 Yesterday (Sunday 21st September), we spent the day in the van leaving Aix-en-Provence. It was then off to Valbonne to stay the night with Sheila's cousin Clive and his beautiful wife Liliane. Liliane is French and Clive Posted by RELitchfield in RRZD Travel to Europe | Sep 22, 2014
  • ValbonneMonday 22nd September 2014 Yesterday (Sunday 21st September), we spent the day in the van leaving Aix-en-Provence. It was then off to Valbonne to stay the night with Sheila's cousin Clive and his beautiful wife Liliane. Liliane is French and Clive Posted by RELitchfield in RRZD Travel to Europe | Sep 22, 2014
  • Paris 6We finally managed to get up early so we went for breakfast at the restaurant opposite us called Café Beauvau. We just got a quick coffee, freshly squeezed orange juice and croissant but we didn’t eat too much because we Posted by pdover in The Dover rovers | Sep 23, 2014
  • Paris 5Today we went back to Notre Dame. We managed to get in just before the tours, which was really lucky. Notre Dame has many complicated stained glass which was very similar to Sainte-Chapelle. My dad and I lit candles for Posted by pdover in The Dover rovers | Sep 23, 2014
  • D-Day BeachesBonjour! We visited the beaches of Normandy today and I can't wait to tell you about it! Normandy is a region of France where D-Day occurred and we went to several different towns and areas to see the sights and where Posted by kevinjill in France 2014 | Sep 23, 2014
  • Dominic 22-SepThursday on to Saturday we were at a campsite near where are friends are going to a wedding. Then Sunday and half of Monday we stayed at our friends cousins, Clive and Lilliane for dinner lunch and breakfast. They also Posted by DominicL in RRZD Travel to Europe | Sep 22, 2014
  • Zandy update We went swimming in a pool in somebody's house. There was flowers and grass in the garden. The hammock was in a garden filled with rocks and leaves. I lay in the hammock and swinged a little bit. One of the Posted by ZandyL in RRZD Travel to Europe | Sep 22, 2014
  • Paris 4We went to Versailles Chateau today. We had to get a Metro and a RER train to get there. It was far away from Paris so it took us over an hour to get there. There were so many people Posted by pdover in The Dover rovers | Sep 22, 2014
  • An Afternoon at Château de ChambordWe had a pretty late start today. We were up late writing the post and looking at our travel itinerary, and we didn't end up getting out of bed until 11:45. I finally had the time to call Tutu to Posted by JK_Adventures in Justin and Kaela's Adventure | Sep 22, 2014
  • Internet issues and the Journey to AmiensMost accommodation places provide free WI-FI but it is not always reliable. Prior to leaving Australia we did some research on the cheapest way to mange phones and data and we settled on pre-paid SIM cards for France and the Posted by rca3561 in Vic and Rod's Northern Sojourn | Sep 22, 2014
  • Friends at ValbonneThis is where we spent last night, at Liliane and Clive's house. We had some excellent meals together, and most of us had a swim on Sunday afternoon. The boys had another swim this morning when Rachel and Sheila went Posted by RWLitchfield in RRZD Travel to Europe | Sep 22, 2014
  • ValbonneWe are in Valbonne, near Canne and Nice at relatives of Sheila and George. Rachel and Sheila will go to Grasse for perfume factories today. Posted by RWLitchfield in RRZD Travel to Europe | Sep 22, 2014
  • Where's that !@#$% key?I have never come across an AZERTY keyboard before. Apparently fairly common in France. Posted by RWLitchfield in RRZD Travel to Europe | Sep 22, 2014
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