Life and travel in France, 3 years & counting

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Festival Interceltique de Lorient

Besides the grand parade, Lorient has a lot more to offer during the 10-day festival. There are plenty of concerts to choose from throughout the day. The groups that come … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Festival Interceltique de Lorient: Grand parade

So this weekend we went to visit the family of Dada and we took the opportunity to visit Lorient for the Festival Interceltique de Lorient. There are many performance and … Continue reading

August 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fête des Jonquilles

Just a week after the “Carnaval de Nantes”, there was another festival in Saint Etienne de Montluc, a commune located half an hour from Nantes. The village celebrates the blooming … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Carnaval de Nantes

I haven’t travelled much lately and I have more or less cleared my old trips, so instead of waiting for my next trip, I want to share some of my … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fêtes Historiques de Vannes

During the two weeks that I was staying in Melrand for workaway, I went to see the “Fêtes Historiques” in Vannes. I have already visited Vannes a few months ago … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

L’Isle sur la Sorgue: Sunday market

L’Isle sur la Sorgue is a little town in Provence that is very famous for its Sunday market. In fact, its flea market is the largest outside Paris. Every Sunday … Continue reading

July 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Festival d’Avignon

There are many festivals in France, but one of the most popular festivals has to be Festival d’Avignon. For 3 weeks in July, Avignon holds more than 1000 shows (theatre … Continue reading

July 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lyon: Fête des lumières

My favorite city in France so far is Lyon, the second largest city (meanwhile Marseille is larger if considering the surrounding county). Lyon has relatively very few tourists around the … Continue reading

July 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Joute

Joute (in French), or water jousting, is a sports practiced mostly in France, and also in Switzerland and Germany. I was so fascinated by the two times I watched it … Continue reading

July 10, 2014 · Leave a comment
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