Articles tagged with: France

10 October 2011

Paris redux

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I did what I had to do under the circumstances – I went back to Paris!

27 September 2011

Paris Days and Nights 4

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It was a beautiful evening in Paris, and the Winged Victory at Samothrace simply soared . . .

26 September 2011

Paris Days and Nights 3

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I could get used to breakfast in bed and the magic of Paris – oh, yes, I could . . .

19 September 2011

Paris Days and Nights 2

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Monday was a really big day. . .

16 September 2011

Paris Days and Nights 1

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So organized - on platform at Avignon station exactly where coach eleven of train to Paris due to stop - feeling pleased with selves – train arrives – only eight carriages - ?!

12 September 2011

Pictures of Provence

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So, we’re saying goodbye to Provence after a magical week - sitting at the station in Avignon, waiting for the train to Paris.

12 September 2011

OK – so it had to happen – a bad day. . .

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We woke up to drizzle and set off for L’Isle sur la Sorge, expecting to spend a happy morning at the famous antiques market there. We happily programmed our destination into the GPS and set off - Kirsten’s cheerful voice gave no indication of the drama that was about to unfold. . .

12 September 2011

Aaaah – Venasque!

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We had an early introduction to the vagaries of cellphone and internet networks in the area because Stephanie (the lovely woman who takes care of the villa we rented) didn’t get my txt saying when we would be arriving. So we arrived in Venasque at 2pm and only got into our villa at 4pm. Nevertheless, all was well and we are delighted with our accommodation. It is rustic and quaint but certainly comfortable enough.

08 September 2011

Pleasurable processes – from an English village to a French village

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We left Stow on Wednesday morning at 8; returned the car in Oxford at 9; arrived at Paddington station at 10.30; and were home at Kate’s by 10.45 – excellent process!