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  • The way down - Day 3After the headiness of the high passes on the way to the overnight stop at LʼArgentière-la-Bessée, it surely is all downhill from here. The route takes a bit of a loop from here to get across the border into Posted by InvictaMoto in Road Trip 2020 | Jan 21, 2020
  • The way down - Days 1 and 2Does two days from the Channel to the Alps seem like a long time on the road? The first day will see the longest mileage with the run from the Channel port to Nuits St George. Approximately 375 miles on the Posted by InvictaMoto in Road Trip 2020 | Jan 20, 2020
  • Nimes to homeWhen we left Nimes, Gladys was in an ornery mood and was setting us off for goodness knows where, so I put Gignac in as a destination to ensure we were going in the right direction. It is a Posted by SteveJD in With Jet Set in Europe | Jan 20, 2020
  • Time after timeOur time in Nice was drawing to a close and a day tour planned was cancelled. Out came the map and Cimiez up on the hill of Nice was the destination. The bus was the easiest way to traverse Posted by bonne vie in Trip of a lifetime | Jan 17, 2020
  • France & Belgium Itinerary==Day 1: Journey to Strasbourg==[center][/center] Arrive at Charles de Gaulle Airport in the morning, pick up your rental car and begin your journey towards Strasbourg. This should take between 4-5 hours. There are no police officers on the road Posted by c4keenan in Chuckie & Megan | Jan 15, 2020
  • Relaxing in the RivieraBraving the peak hour metro and many stairs with our luggage, we headed off on a rainy morning for Nice. The metro was busy and in the crush to get on the train the backpack was jammed into the closing Posted by bonne vie in Trip of a lifetime | Jan 14, 2020
  • The Idea!Who would admit that their inspiration for a road trip either by motorcycle (preferred) or car (wife preferred) would come from TV Chef, [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gino_D%27Acampo|Gino Da'Campo]]! It did. He is doing a trip across Italy using tra Posted by InvictaMoto in Road Trip 2020 | Jan 14, 2020
  • Boats, cathedrals and fortsGetting up early we completed our final packing, caught a taxi to take our chances with the trains for our trip to Marseille. The following day was a National day of action - the strikes have been continuous and span Posted by bonne vie in Trip of a lifetime | Jan 11, 2020
  • Celebration in ParisFor our last full day in Paris before moving on, we spent time touring the key sites of Paris and then access to the Eiffel Tower. After spending time on level 2, we headed to level one for a Posted by bonne vie in Trip of a lifetime | Jan 11, 2020
  • Paris Shopping and St GermainOn 2 January we were keen to visit the Louvre however, a few hundred others had the same idea and a three hour wait was cited 15 minutes after opening time. Shopping became the number one priority and we Posted by bonne vie in Trip of a lifetime | Jan 10, 2020
  • Premier JanvierOn the 1st of January, lots of places are closed until mid afternoon when some restaurants and bars open. We found this out by spending the morning walking around different areas of Paris. It was very cold and drizzled Posted by bonne vie in Trip of a lifetime | Jan 8, 2020
  • Ringing in the New YearA slow day meant that we could celebrate both the New Year in Brisbane and also in Paris. Along with thousands of others we headed out walking to the Champs-Élysées via the Louvre and Place de la Concorde. Streets were Posted by bonne vie in Trip of a lifetime | Jan 8, 2020
  • Based in NîmesApologies for a longer than usual blog. For a change we had given ourselves long enough in one place to explore the area, so it all fits together - for me at least!. On our first day out, Posted by SteveJD in With Jet Set in Europe | Jan 7, 2020
  • 16. Au revoir, MauritiusPort Louis, Mauritius Thursday, November 25, 2010 This time, I drew the drapes tightly so I would not be awakened by the light. It worked. I was not awakened by the light. Instead, I was awakened by my long-standing idiosyncrasy of being--what Posted by paulej4 in Paulej4's Great South African Adventure | Nov 25, 2010
  • 17. Boring Logistics and then: HomeParis, Île-de-France, France Thursday, November 25, 2010 During my list of things to be thankful for, I forgot to add safe airline flights. Duh. At Charles De Gaulle, I have access to the Air France Business Class lounge during my six hour and Posted by paulej4 in Paulej4's Great South African Adventure | Nov 25, 2010
  • Montmarte and Paris by nightMid morning we headed out to try and brave the Metro, big mistake one in three trains are running and only at certain stations- sardines in a tin can. We got as far as Gare de Nord then shanks pony Posted by bonne vie in Trip of a lifetime | Dec 31, 2019
  • Sainte ChapelleWalking around Paris in the brisk morning air has become the norm due to the rail strikes. One advantage of the early morning walks is less crowds on the streets and shorter ques for sites. Even on a Posted by bonne vie in Trip of a lifetime | Dec 31, 2019
  • Musee de l’ArmeeWhile the strike action in Paris is impacting the Metro we are resorting to above ground and walking to our destinations. Les Invalides was a new place to discover and wile away many hours. From the medieval armour, swords, pikes, Posted by bonne vie in Trip of a lifetime | Dec 29, 2019
  • NormandieHeading out and returning in the dark, saw a full day travelling and four hours visiting Unesco site, Mont St Michel. The mist across the plains and Mont cleared up so we could see the topmost spire and was Posted by bonne vie in Trip of a lifetime | Dec 29, 2019
  • ParisArriving in Paris around dinner time we braved the traffic and caught a cab to the apartment we booked. We were surprised at the size of the apartment, given it is a 17th century building and impressed by the Posted by bonne vie in Trip of a lifetime | Dec 29, 2019
  • Addendum: More Pictures With restored access to the camera/cellphone communication doohickey here in the states, I can now also share the photos that Bill took along the way! (Astute readers will probably notice that Bill's photographic efforts also enhanced the blog post about Posted by Lisa Hills in Déchaîné en France | Dec 28, 2019
  • Perpignan to NimesAfter leaving Perpignan, we decided to make a stop at Gruissan where, in very blustery conditions, we climbed to the Tour Barberousse and were rewarded with magnificent views of the harbour, the town and the countryside all around. It Posted by SteveJD in With Jet Set in Europe | Dec 28, 2019
  • 130530: 3. Bordeaux - Town of Saint-Émilion[[https://i.pinimg.com/originals/a9/a1/3f/a9a13f950b004017b9747e69f365f21a.jpg|MAP of Bordeaux wine region]] ==Saint-Émilion - UNESCO World Heritage Site== We arrived at the ancient town of Saint-Émilion at about 12:30pm. Getting in/out of this town Posted by aristo60 in 130522-130605: Europe | Dec 23, 2019
  • Musée Maillol, Ste. Clotilde and another Paris Walk[center][/center][b][float=left][img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/871205/4b85be90-243e-11ea-880d-21dc36f26d91.jpg captio Posted by Beausoleil in Paris Blog and Lots of Tips for Visitors | Dec 23, 2019
  • Cruise Day 6 - Train des Gorges & TournonOn the last actual vacation day of the trip, we took a ride on the Train de L'Ardeche to see the fabulous scenery of the Gorges du Doux in the Ardeche mountains. The line opened in 1891 and connects Tournon Posted by Lisa Hills in Déchaîné en France | Dec 23, 2019
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