Tagged: France

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Chartres

Staying with friends who live in Paris, we decided to spend a day visiting Chartres by the easy route – by train. Arriving at Gare Montparnasse, I was taken aback by the military presence – soldiers...

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Vaucluse – Provence

The Vaucluse department of Provence incorporates the cities of Orange, Avignon, some very famous wineries such as those around Châteauneuf-du-Pape, and many touristic sites. This area is so rich in history with charming little...

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Bouches-du-Rhône

Located in the south-east of France, on the east side of the Rhône River and south of the Luberon mountain range, the Bouches-du-Rhône department of Provence includes its capital Marseilles, Arles and Aix-en-Provence, among others....

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The Western Front

Remembrance Day, November 11, was particularly poignant this year, August 2014 being the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, or The Great War as it was then known. So many young...

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Père Lachaise Cemetery

In Europe an interest in cemeteries is not considered morbid or unnatural, for they contain the mortal remains of some of the most famous people in history. The most famous of the French cemeteries...

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Golf Around the World

From France to China, from Morocco to the USA, and from Ireland to Thailand, see some of the great courses we have enjoyed. Naturally Hubby has played many fine courses in Australia, and I will...