Category Archives: France

From Paris to Bruges

Still can’t believe it’s time to move on from Paris.  The time seemed to go so fast.  We had a wonderful time and can’t wait to return. We’re taking the Thalys train to Belgium, so we’ll be leaving from Gare … Continue reading

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Our last day in Paris

Woke up to a beautiful sunny day.  Cleaned up and went down to breakfast.  It’s hard to believe that this is our last day in Paris. Since we still had time left on our tickets, we walked back to Notre … Continue reading

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Musée d’Orsay on Friday

Another beautiful day in Paris.  Sunny, but not overly warm and blue skies.  We had a good breakfast – like we have had every day – and then set out. So after Wednesday’s loss of patience at the Louvre, I … Continue reading

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Tourists in Paris to celebrate summer

With nothing on our agenda until dinner, we decided to be tourists for the day.  What a wonderful way to bring in the first day of summer.  We strolled down to Notre Dame and from there we caught the Hop-on / … Continue reading

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Delacroix and the Louvre

Today we get a little artsy.  We have tickets to see the Eugene Delacroix exhibition at the Louvre, plus admission to the Eugene Delacroix museum. We had a good breakfast and then headed over to the Delacroix museum.  It is … Continue reading

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Off we go to Paris

We really enjoyed Pontorson, but today we’ll be moving on to Paris.  Our train leaves at 9:14 am, so we needed to get up early to clean up, check out and walk over to the train station. While checking out, … Continue reading

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Enjoying the day in Pontorson

Since today was a strike day for the railroads in France, we took advantage of an extra quiet day to check out the town.  Pontorson is a lovely little town that typically is used by tourists who want to visit … Continue reading

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