Monthly Archives: June 2012

O Say Can You See Fort McHenry

We’re spending the summer in the United States this year!  One 8-hour flight and a few 4 a.m. wake-up calls later (thank you 6-hour time change), we’re getting settled here and operational.  As one of our first stops, we visited the ‘Birthplace of … Continue reading

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Driving in France–Some Basics

Summer vacation is quickly approaching–two more weeks of school and the great summer exodus will start again!  Driving is a great way to see the French countryside.  While public transportation is the way to go when visiting a city like … Continue reading

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Biking the Nantes-Brest Canal

I admit that I am a lazy biker.  My idea of biking involves flat stretches of nice gravel paths and little (or no) uphill battles.  I was not made for the Tour de France’s Alpen adventures or off-road trails.  That … Continue reading

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Visit France! Europa 2012

As someone who’s always dreaming of traveling or trying to go somewhere new, I couldn’t help but smile when I heard about this year’s EUROPA tourism-centered stamp theme.  Since 1993, PostEurop has run the annual EUROPA stamp program.  Each year … Continue reading

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Leukerbad–Thermal Spas and Hiking

Leukerbad is perhaps the exact opposite of where we live–the heart of the Alps looks nothing like the shores of Brittany!  The topography of the land is amazing.  Neither Anthony nor I grew up with the mountains; he briefly discovered … Continue reading

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Cabourg

Cabourg should call itself Paris Plage!  While Paris sets up its own “beach” along the banks of the Seine every summer, it certainly felt like we were surrounded by all of Paris last weekend.  Located only about 2.5 hours from … Continue reading

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