France

The Things We Ate (Part 1 Burgundy, France)

Where do I even begin with this topic? We had so many excellent meals and treats in Burgundy that there’s no other way to deal with this subject but to just write as I remember things. I’ll probably have a part two on this so watch out for more. But for now if you’ve got… Continue reading The Things We Ate (Part 1 Burgundy, France)

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Back to Medieval Times in Guedelon

Have you ever wondered how it’s like to build a castle in olden days? Wonder no more as you can witness how that’s done in Guedelon. If you find yourself in North Burgundy, you should spend some time in this unfinished castle to see the ancient construction methods and tools craftsmen and builders employ. Guedelon… Continue reading Back to Medieval Times in Guedelon

France

Paris (Aug. 14 and 15)

Our Paris adventure continues with a trip to Basilique du Sacre Coeur, one of the city’s most famous landmarks. If you’ve seen Amelie, you’ll know that one of the important scenes in the movie was filmed in this place. There was a throng of tourists visiting the basilica on this hot sunny day. You can’t… Continue reading Paris (Aug. 14 and 15)