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Some news from France CLVIIII

And I am back in milder weather at last. Today got up to 30C only…. and sunny. We had an open air picnic in our employer’s vast park (work in  a castle in ruins with a vast modern buildings in the forest).  1 379 mots de plus


The most 17th Century day trip from Paris:Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Before I introducing Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte, Let me tell you a story.

There was a French guy called Nicolas Fouquet,who was the finance minister to Louis XIV. 719 mots de plus



I meant to have this post up a week ago, but then I got sick, and didn’t really have the energy. But now I’m feeling better, so here goes. 1 388 mots de plus


Father's Day in Bretagne/Brittany, something to celebrate!

Today,it’s that time again, Father’s Day in France. I am still very lucky to have mine alive at 82,not so lucky with my Mom who passed away in 2007 here in France. 515 mots de plus


TOP 5 underrated sights in Paris

There are a lot of wonderful cliche things I did in Paris- the Lourve, the Eiffel Tower, etc.- but my favorite were the most underrated. So here are 5 things the ordinary tourist doesn’t do and I highly recommend. 780 mots de plus