Category Archives: France

Falling in love with Bordeaux

We should have known we would fall in love with Bordeaux.  Something like half of the city is a UNESCO world heritage site, and you know how we love those.  And, as it turned out, we absolutely adored Bordeaux.  Even … Continue reading

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A glimpse of Marseilles

OK, I’m going to be brutally honest here.  We so did not fall in love with Marseilles (spelled with an s at the end in English and without the s in French).  Don’t get me wrong.  Parts of Marseilles are … Continue reading

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The Abode of Chaos

So, as we were researching things to do in Lyon, we came across something called the Abode of Chaos.  With a name like that, you know we were immediately all in. After visiting, I still can’t really tell you what … Continue reading

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A brief glimpse of Lyon

Lyon sits where two rivers — the Rhone and the Soane — meet.  Apparently, there have been settlements here since B.C. days (to be precise, since 43 B.C. according to wiki).  These days, it is the third largest city in … Continue reading

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