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Trip: france

There are [10] stories from my trip: france

Gallery: France

FRANCE | Saturday, 1 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery

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paris; take 2

FRANCE | Thursday, 30 Aug 2007 | Views [536]

the (not so challenging) challenge for this french holiday was to try a new cheese every day.  mission accomplished

Tags: Food & eating

le mans

FRANCE | Monday, 27 Aug 2007 | Views [503]

in search of the perfect crepe pan!  ie. weightless, free and takes up no room in my pack

Tags: Shopping

la cote sauvage

FRANCE | Sunday, 26 Aug 2007 | Views [449]

sunday driving in the wild west

Tags: Beaches & sunshine


FRANCE | Friday, 24 Aug 2007 | Views [456]

having a wine on the terrace overlooking a big old castle on a balmy summers eve with a bunch of french people - it's what you do in nantes

Tags: Culture

saint malo

FRANCE | Thursday, 23 Aug 2007 | Views [462]

my cute-o-meter almost broke with all the cuteness.  this little town on the coast full of gorgeous cobbled streets, cafés, sailboats is lovingly cradled in a careful embrace by big old ramparts.  but the tourists really do get in the way

Tags: Sightseeing

mont saint michel

FRANCE | Wednesday, 22 Aug 2007 | Views [447]

the sign said not to walk on the quicksand for a reason

Tags: I should have known better!


FRANCE | Tuesday, 21 Aug 2007 | Views [473]

i could really get used to this breton obsession with butter, salt and cider...

Tags: Food & eating

paris; take 1

FRANCE | Sunday, 19 Aug 2007 | Views [443]

more clichéd sights and activites than you can shake a baguette at - picnicking at les jardins tuileries, fighting the crowds to see mona lisa at the louvre, a bottle of rosé under a glittering eiffel tower, getting a crink in your neck under l'arc de ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


FRANCE | Saturday, 18 Aug 2007 | Views [428]

after 12 hours of travelling, i met calais.  we got on ok, although she was a little subdued, and obsessed with moules frites. and also harbouring a runaway party of intellectually challenged individuals at the local youth hostel.

Tags: On the Road