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Ciao, Au Revoir and Auf Wiedersehen; 10 things I know

It’s been great. We have loved it all. Here are some helpful travel tips for those of you making the journey in the future… 1. When in Italy, always weigh and price your own produce in a grocery store, so … Continue reading

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Just When We Though It Was Over…

The wake up call comes at 4:30. By 5:00 we are enroute to the airport. By 8:00 we are in the air. The flight is 10 hours. A little bit on the long side, but the kids are managing it … Continue reading

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Our last day on the Continent

Yesterday was spent driving the 600kms to Frankfurt – a relatively painless journey until the very end. The British Lady is tiring of us I fear. She just couldn’t quite seem to get us to our destination. We finally reached … Continue reading

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Aaaahhhh, Paris

We are in Paris today for a whirlwind visit. The Tour de France ends here today, so we intend to see some of that if we can. We have also booked a “Paris by Night” tour, which will take us … Continue reading

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Playmobil Fun Park!!!!

We decided some time ago that we would bookend the trip with fun places for the kids. As you will recall we began our journey with a stop at LegoLand in Germany. So it was only right to stop at … Continue reading

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Meyssac and Collanges la Rouge

One last trip to the local towns. Meyssac market is on the books for today. The French markets are a blend of produce, artisanal foods, household products and gift wares. Pretty perfect in my estimation, although Chris cannot abide them … Continue reading

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Crossroads

I am trying to validate my theory that the term ‘crossroads’ comes from these things, which are at virtually every cross road in The Lot. So far I am coming up blank, because all of my Google searches turn up … Continue reading

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Our last days in the Lot

We have run out of days and it is just in time. We are all spent. The past week here has been stormy every day and we have had numerous rain showers throughout each day; some of them nothing more … Continue reading

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Cahors

Today we are going to see Cahors, the capital city of the Lot. We have blown through our kms that came with our rental – over 7,000. Stinky has served us well. Among other things to see in Cahors is … Continue reading

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Rocamadour – not on our knees

We stop into Rocamadour on the way to Gouffre de Padirac. Sorry – I got this post mixed up. Rocamadour is the second most visited pilgrimage site in France, next to Mont St. Michel. The buildings of Rocamadour (from rĂ²ca, … Continue reading

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