Life and travel in France, 3 years & counting

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Musée Rodin : The thinker

A quick visit to Musée Rodin… Situated close to Invalides in the 7th arrondissement, Musée Rodin houses a number of the great artist’s sculptures. The sculpture ‘The Thinker’ in the French … Continue reading

January 9, 2016 · 1 Comment

Les Invalides: Musée de l’armée and le Dôme des Invalides

Being lazy busy and ignoring the blog for the last 4 months, I have loads of places to write about so let’s start from Paris!   In Paris 7th arrondissement, … Continue reading

January 7, 2016 · Leave a 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

Château de Fontainebleau

So you have been to Paris before and you are sick of the crowd in Château de Versailles, why not try Château de Fontainebleau next time? I will admit that … Continue reading

June 19, 2015 · 2 Comments

Château de Vincennes

Back to Christmas 2011, I went to Paris with a few friends and we passed by the Château de Vincennes on the 25th and of course it was closed. Since then, … Continue reading

June 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Les Rocher Sculptés, Saint Malo

Situated at 5km from Saint-Malo, there are all these figures – animals and faces, carved into the rocks.   The story behind was that a deaf and dumb priest, Abbot … Continue reading

May 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Saint-Malo: La Ville Intra-Muros

We used Saint Malo as our base when we visited Mont Saint Michel back in April. Merely at 55km from Mont Saint Michel, Saint Malo is one of the closest … Continue reading

May 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Catacombes : the empire of the dead

Twenty meters below ground, there are the remains of approximately 6 million Parisians buried between the late 18 and mid-19 centuries. It holds the reputation of the largest grave in the … Continue reading

May 9, 2015 · Leave a comment
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