Category: France

11eme Avenue – Paris

Relaxed. Sipping red. Happy. All around loud, serious, happy, chatting, quiet, reflective, beautiful, 20-somethings. Noise. Traffic. Horns. Voices. Amazing. Leaves fall on Paris streets. I am un-noticed by them. Culturally polite or generationally indifferent?...

Our visit to Basilique de Sacre Coeur

Today we set out on a mini pilgrimage to visit the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. This magnificent building stands high up on a hill overlooking the entire city of Paris.  Likely the highest...

Journey – Lyon to Menton

This is our little FIAT 500X.  It’s great. Yesterday we went to pick up our car and encountered complications. We were VERY fortunate to have an amazing person helping us. She had very good...

Lyon – First Meal and Practicing French

If you saw this sign, you’d likely imagine that dinner was being served.  Makes sense really. We arrived in Lyon this afternoon and easily found our way to our residence for the next two...

Paris – Day 3 & Journey – Paris to Lyon

We’re on a wonderful train traveling at abou 300 km/h right now on the way to Lyon. This is a nice way to travel. Very smooth, fast, comfortable. Yesterday we got an earlier start...

Paris – Day 3

17 km today! Amazing sites, picnic lunch with icky cheese and good wine in a park and another cheese and meat board for dinner. A great day. Here are some pictures!