Life and travel in France, 3 years & counting

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Route des Vins d’Alsace (Mont Sainte-Odile, day 2)

After visiting Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, it was about noon. Bergheim is around 10min drive away only so we decided to stop at this completely fortified town with towers and walls … Continue reading

March 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Route des Vins d’Alsace (Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, day 2)

Along the Route des Vins d’Alsace, not far from Sélestat, Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg is a must-visit between Colmar (26k North) and Strasbourg (55km South).   Before you jump in your … Continue reading

February 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Route des Vins d’Alsace (Villages, day 1)

  Between Strasbourg and Mulhouse, over 170km, the Route des Vins d’Alsace crosses several “plus beaux” villages. For our first day, we chose 5 of the very best villages to … Continue reading

February 21, 2017 · 4 Comments

2 days in the Picardy region

Fact #1 Amiens cathedral and Beauvais cathedral are one of the most beautiful cathedrals in France and I love cathedral. Fact #2 The photo of the Château de Pierrefonds I … Continue reading

May 18, 2016 · 1 Comment

Rouen – day 2 in Normandy

Wow, time flies! I can’t believe it’s already September while my last post was in June. I have to admit I was quite occupied with friends coming for visit and … Continue reading

September 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Étretat: the arches and the needle

So I have many travel plans prepared (just to name a few, Bordeaux region, the Loire Valley, Eastern Europe, Ireland etc etc), but I never thought of planning a trip … Continue reading

June 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Noirmoutier: Le Passage du Gois

Last week we did a short visit to Noirmoutier, an island in the Vendée department. It is however not the island itself that attracts me there, but rather a periodically … Continue reading

February 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

La Rochelle: the 3 towers

For whatever reason I will explain later on, we had to rush to visit La Rochelle before mid-June. We could either take the “autoroute” or “national road” for the 150-km-jounery … Continue reading

July 15, 2014 · Leave a comment
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