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Blood and guts in Lyon

Blood and guts in Lyon

Back to France and skipping over any pics from the forgetable Dijon, we made a stop in Lyon, Rhone-Alps region. Lyon is the second largest metropolitan area in France behind Paris. A major center of business and known as the culinary capital of France, the city was a must on the tour. In many ways [...]

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Luxembourg

Luxembourg

The same night as the belgian beer festival in Brussels, we drove really fast (170-190km/h) to make the check in time in our Luxembourg hotel. It took only a couple hours the next day to walk around the city center. The entire country population is the size of DC, so the city was pretty much [...]

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Four Belgian cities and beer

Four Belgian cities and beer

From Normandy we headed up north to the Belgian city of Brugge. Immediately Belgium strikes you as a different place from France: more expensive cars, northern architecture, colder climate and linguistic diversity. Brugge was the jumping off place for visiting Ghent, Antwerpen and Brussels. All four cities offered up very different experiences, from crazy driving [...]

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Normandy

Normandy

The rest of Normandy proved to be a mix of impressions – Known for cows, cider, apple Calvados brandy and Camembert cheeses its combination of gentle fields, chalk-white cliffs, dune-lined beaches and quiet cities. Chic boutiques occupy half-timbered houses from the middle ages near Rouen’s famous Gothic cathedral; sheer cliffs meet the sea along the [...]

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D-day beaches

D-day beaches

The drive to the D-Day beaches in Normandy took a while. From the main highway you have to drive for 45 min on tiny local roads that wind their way past fields of hay, cows and horses, and through tiny rural towns of 10 houses. We kept imagining first german and then allies troops moving [...]

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Mont Saint Michel

Mont Saint Michel

From Brittany we drove north up the coast to Normandy, which is across the English channel from Britain. One of the highlights of Normandy is no doubt the rocky tidal island called Mont Saint Michel. The abbey on the island has a 1300 year history, with the most important Gothic architecture built in the 13th [...]

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Dinard and Saint Malo

Dinard and Saint Malo

We left the Loire Valley and headed North to explore Brittany’s coast. Brittany was previously a kingdom and then as a duchy it was a fiefdom of France. With its own Bretton language and celtic heritage, Brittany is a unique area to explore. DINARD – Visiting Dinard ‘in season’ is a little like stepping into [...]

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Châteaux

Châteaux

After a week of enjoying Parisian sights and hang outs, we rented a Peugeot 308 and are off to explore the rest of France. Our first stop – Loire valley – known for its fine wine :), beautiful châteaux and great weather. There are hundreds of châteaux here, advertised every couple miles on signs along [...]

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Couple Paris sites

Couple Paris sites

Decided to post a couple of the main sites in Paris, before leaving to explore the rest of France. Coming up are châteaux of the Loire Valley, Brittney and Normandy to the north. ( follow the “read more” below or VIEW PHOTOS HERE )

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