Category Archives: France

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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Mont Saint-Michel, (France)

“Saint Michael in peril of the sea” Directly after landing in Rennes we finally made it to Mount Saint-Michel; the true reason for this weekend’s trip. Long time in the wish list, but for many reasons it has never worked out … Continue reading

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Carcassonne, (France)

“Roman: Colonia of Julia Carsaco”, “Carcasum”, “Occitan: Carcassona” An incredible great surprise and totally unexpected and unplanned. We came this weekend to be only in Perpignan, but after seeing everything on Saturday and with not much more to be done for … Continue reading

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Perpignan, (France)

“Perpinianum”, “Villa Perpiniano”, “Pirpinianum”, “Perpiniani”, “Perpenyà” Losing the track on how many trips we’ve done so far since January, not to mention absolutely nonstop week after week with some longer than just a weekend here and there. The “scary but … Continue reading

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Lyon, (France)

“Colonia Copia Felix Munatia”, “Lugdunum”, “Capitale des Gaules” As if we were planning this on purpose but it’s just a matter of coincidence, it’s been a year since our last visit to France. Past February and March 2014 were our … Continue reading

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Toulouse, (France)

“Roman Tolosa”, “Medieval Tholoza”, “For Toulouse, Always More” Starting another of these crazy March weekends, the 4th in the row only this month; we land in Toulouse in France, but just for moments. For now, just to collect the rental car and … Continue reading

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Bordeaux, (France)

“La Belle Endormie”, “La Perle d’Aquitaine”, “The Port of the Moon” It is the turn for a weekend in France again, being the previous one in Cannes; and as I can see on the list of flights booked so far … Continue reading

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Cannes, (France)

“Canua”, “The Hollywood of Europe” Exactly one year ago since we flew on the same route to Nice to visit both that city and Monaco, but on this occasion to visit Cannes instead, not even 30 km away centre to … Continue reading

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