Automne Voyage

Automne Voyage

We decided to storm the beaches in Normandy while les infants were back in school. From the looks of them, some of our fellow vacationers may have actually stormed the beaches in Normandy. I’m not complaining, we love rubbing shoulders with senior travelers.... read more
The Canal du Midi

The Canal du Midi

The Canal du Midi (canal of the south) is an impressive feat by any measure. This man-made canal runs for 150 miles from Toulouse to the Mediterranean. It is 620′ above sea level at its highest point and one must pass through 65 locks (aquatic elevators) to... read more
Albi…yet another belle ville in France

Albi…yet another belle ville in France

Diane and I took a spur of the moment trip to Albi on Wednesday. A quick overnighter just 50 miles northeast of home. Even by European standards, Albi is an old city. People have been living here for 5,000 years. Romans, christian mystics, world wars, Albi has seen it... read more
When in Spain

When in Spain

You might recall from our last post that our new apartment won’t be ready for us until June 16th. What better way to kill two weeks than traveling? We will spend some time in Spain. We will go there on a train. First stop: Barcelona Barcelona is an architectural... read more

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