Tourangeaux describe their town: “C’est le mini-Paris” and in the past it has acted as the temporary capital.Continue reading “Time In Tours”
We were troglodytes living in a cozy partial-cave that had once been a part of the Castle’s corner tower.Continue reading “Troglodytes in Chinon”
The road from Roubaix led us to Lille and Arras and the stunningly beautiful WWI Vimy Ridge Memorial.Continue reading “Roubaix, Arras and Lille”
Touring Normandie France in alphabetical order was unplanned, we began with Arromanches, Bayeux & Caen.Continue reading “ABC’s of Normandie, France”
A lasting memory of these two northeastern French cities may be the dozens of intricate shop signs, the majestic swans a-swimming and the amazing outdoor Christmas decorations.
There are written historical records from the early 13th century referring to Mulhouse but local stories and legends date back as far as the first century.
This delightful city in the Alsace region of France, similar to so many European cities, has an interesting and colorful history.
Annecy and Voiron are two pretty little towns we wanted to visit so we booked train tickets and off we went exploring.
Sometimes called “Pearl of the Alps”, Annecy (pronounced ‘an-si’), is 45 minutes by train from Grenoble, and lies in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in southeastern France. A beautiful lakeside village with amazing mountain and water views that made us glad when we arrived and sad when we left. This is a town we suggest you spend more than a day in.
“There is a mountain at the end of every street.” Grenoble is often described in this way and we wholeheartedly agree! Then, when the Alps are covered in snow; they become breathtakingly beautiful.
Sitting here in Granada we realize that we have been traveling around visiting festivals, churches and museums and the one thing we haven’t talked about (yet) is the food that we have been experiencing on our travels. So let’s rewind back to the beginning and start eating.