Category Archives: France

Avignon and Orange, (France)

“Greek Auenion “, “Roman Avennĭo”, “City of Popes”, “World’s largest Gothic building” A very unexpected and not even planned return to the city of Nimes this year however with a different purpose: visiting the UNESCO World Heritage Site listed city of … Continue reading

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Nancy, (France)

“Nanciacum”, “Not touched with impunity”, “Capitale de l’Est” Here we are once again at the brink of a longer and far holiday destination. Aiming for Tanzania as end point, however, on a very odd way that can easily make anyone … Continue reading

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Montpellier, (France)

“The City of Medicine Teaching” Once again in the middle of a very busy (and tight) weekend in order to fit as many places as we can, taking the advantage that our flight would depart later in the night from … Continue reading

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Arles, (France)

“Roman: Arelate”, “Colonia Iulia Paterna Arelatensium Sextanorum” Continuing right after visiting Nimes and at only 30 kilometres south, we could not let then chance go away without including the beautiful and historic World Heritage City of Arles. Smaller than Nimes, yet packed … Continue reading

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Nimes, (France)

“The French Rome”, “Colonia Nemausus” It was the year 2011 when I first came to this city on my high school trip to France and Italy, and never returned. A very long time pending for a proper return to this … Continue reading

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Paris, (France)

“La Ville-Lumière: The City of Light” Returning to Paris, probably the 6th time I come in my life, but still great as usual. There is a bunch of cities I never mind returning, most of which I do yearly as is … Continue reading

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Rennes, (France)

“Gallic: Condate”, “Roman: Civitas Redonum”, “Motto: Live in harmony” Our first weekend trip to France so far in 2016. Still, one of the largest countries in Europe with the most places to see and cities to visit which we still … Continue reading

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St Malo, (France)

“Not French, not Breton, but Malouin” Our next stop-over for today after the Mount Saint-Michel was the city of Saint Malo. Because of it being quite near Saint-Michel and because there is enough time to visit both cities on the same … Continue reading

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