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  • Oh what a SurpriseCan you believe people on vacation get up at 3am to get to a destination by 5:15am? They do when it is a surprise day planned by yours truly and all you know is what to wear and what Posted by gostariamos in Bon Jour | Jun 29, 2018
  • Cassis and the Calanques A little fun in the sun was on the agenda today so we headed towards Marseilles to Point Rouge for a date with a small boat and some cliffs called the Calanques. It was Posted by gostariamos in Bon Jour | Jun 29, 2018
  • Bicycling the LuberonThe plan for today went a little awry. We picked up some electric bikes in Bonnieux and started riding towards our destination of 3 different villages: La Coste, Menerbes and Oppede. About 20 minutes into our first ride Posted by gostariamos in Bon Jour | Jun 27, 2018
  • Vichy[float=right][/float]We continue to enjoy ourselves in Vichy, France, home to [[http://www.vichy-thermes-domes-hotel.fr/thermes/carte-de-soins-thermes-de-vichy-domes-et-idees-cadeaux|nine thermal spa water springs]] , some very elegant buildings and delig Posted by Wilson53 in Wilson travels 2018 | Jun 26, 2018
  • Gorges du Verdon and Moustieres Ste. Marie Today was about seeing some of the natural beauty of the region so we headed for Gorges du Verdon. It was a bit of a drive at 2 hours away but I think it was w Posted by gostariamos in Bon Jour | Jun 26, 2018
  • Abbaye, Gordes and More Rose Today we visited the Abbaye Notre Dame de Senanque. This is a working monastery that was originally built in 1146. The abbaye currently has 11 monks which translates into Senanque in French (you should be having an “aha” Posted by gostariamos in Bon Jour | Jun 26, 2018
  • L'Isle Sur la SorgueWe headed out early today to secure a parking space at the ever popular antique market that occurs every Sunday on the L'isle Sur la Sorgue. The town itself is beautiful and an actual island floating between rivers. Posted by gostariamos in Bon Jour | Jun 26, 2018
  • Cycles, Chateaux and creaturesHere we are then, blog #17 and heading towards week 15 of being away. Tuesday morning here, and bright, sunny and warm. If the news is to be believed its much the same weather as you'll be enjoying (or enduring, Posted by One streetaway in #Jexit 2018 | Jun 26, 2018
  • Day 62We woke again to a bright sunny day. Our hosts provided us with breakfast and then we were on our way. We drove about 3 hours to Vimy. Canadians, be proud, the Vimy museum and experience is very well Posted by A-RPoulton in European Vacation 2 - 2018 | Jun 24, 2018
  • Apt Market DayToday we said goodbye to Eve and had our last croissant while looking out over the French countryside. Jumped in the car and headed to Apt, France where we will check into our apartment for the week which is Posted by gostariamos in Bon Jour | Jun 23, 2018
  • Lourmarin, Truffles & MoreThanks to Eve's suggestion we had a very nice start to our day in the beautiful village of Lourmarin. The weather was perfect, the cobbled streets gorgeous and a spectacular market to boot. We leisurely strolled the streets Posted by gostariamos in Bon Jour | Jun 23, 2018
  • Day 61 Our first picture today is of the sunset last night from the outskirts of Paris. The Eiffel Tower is small in the sunset. Morning greeted u Posted by A-RPoulton in European Vacation 2 - 2018 | Jun 23, 2018
  • Day 60We woke to a bright sunny morning. We had planned some outside and some inside activities so we were happy to see the sun. The high temperature for the day was only 21 C (70 F) so it Posted by A-RPoulton in European Vacation 2 - 2018 | Jun 22, 2018
  • Travel, AIX & Domaine la ParpailleBon Jour, At present time it is 6:34am here in Cucuron, France. It is the first time since arrival that I feel like I am in France. As I write this I am sitting in our home for Posted by gostariamos in Bon Jour | Jun 21, 2018
  • An Unexpected JourneyOn paper, everything seems easier than it actually is. When you see that expected travel time should be about eight hours, you take for granted just how much of an eternity eight long, excruciating, mind-numbing hours can seem. This past Posted by oklempay in Lorraine, you are my Density.... | Jun 21, 2018
  • Day 59As warm and sunny as yesterday was, today dawned cool and cloudy. We set out for our local bus stop dressed in coats as it was sort of raining. We caught our bus which took us to a Posted by A-RPoulton in European Vacation 2 - 2018 | Jun 21, 2018
  • Day 58We woke this morning to a bright sunny day! Hurrah! Our host provided us with an ample breakfast and showered us with gifts of honey made by bees who visited her lavender flowers and breads made by a local baker who Posted by A-RPoulton in European Vacation 2 - 2018 | Jun 20, 2018
  • Addendum to Vic-sur-CèreHere is a picture of the chateau where we stayed overnight as mentioned in the previous blog entry. If you look very carefully or zoom in, you will see the exact moment when Adrian discovers that not only did the Posted by Wilson53 in Wilson travels 2018 | Jun 20, 2018
  • Day 57 We woke today to a rainy and cloudy day. We had breakfast and got our car and packed up. Our target place to visit today was the Juno Beach Centre. Our GPS was having a bad day Posted by A-RPoulton in European Vacation 2 - 2018 | Jun 19, 2018
  • Engines, Endurance and EnvironmentFirst up apologies for the late blog - Tuesday today so a full 10 days worth of material to get through! In good news though, I will keep the motoring stuff fairly brief, and make this a reflection of our Posted by One streetaway in #Jexit 2018 | Jun 19, 2018
  • Day 56We woke this morning to an overcast and grey sky. We had a lot of visits planned for today and felt we might run out of time so we got started earlier than usual. The route our GPS chose for Posted by A-RPoulton in European Vacation 2 - 2018 | Jun 18, 2018
  • From Montpellier to Vic-sur-CèreAs you can guess from the title of this entry, we are now in France having safely made it across the English channel, courtesy EasyJet. On arrival at Montpellier airport we were lucky enough to get our luggage quickly and Posted by Wilson53 in Wilson travels 2018 | Jun 17, 2018
  • The Big Year Out-Camera Stuff•Canon EOS 1100D in Grey with 18-55mm IS Lens •Tamron 70-300mm Lens (5123011) •Jessops UV Filters for each lens (1020735, 1020736) •Jessops LCD Screen Protectors (1018659) •Jes Posted by TheJohnsons in The Silk Route & SEA 2012 The Johnsons | Jun 17, 2018
  • Day 55It is not Father's Day here but we think of all the great Dads in Canada and the US who celebrate Father's Day today. This morning we woke to a bright sunny day. Our hosts brought us breakfast on our Posted by A-RPoulton in European Vacation 2 - 2018 | Jun 17, 2018
  • Day 54This morning we woke in our secluded rural attic suite. The sun was shining and the sky was blue. We had slept late because it was so quiet so we said good-bye to our hostess later than Posted by A-RPoulton in European Vacation 2 - 2018 | Jun 16, 2018
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