Tag Archives: France

Ah, Burgundy!

When our friends Kevin and Allan invited us to join them and about 20 other of their close friends to celebrate Kevin’s 60th birthday for a week in Burgundy, France, we didn’t hesitate. They rented two chateaus in the little … Continue reading

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French Kids Eat That?

In our week cycling in France, we stayed and ate at lovely inns. My high school French came in handy, especially when it came to reading menus. The meal always began with a surprise nibble called “amuse-bouche” and proceeded to an … Continue reading

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Dordogne Cycling: Chateaus, Cows & Chocolate Shoes

Cycling the Dordogne area of France, in the interior of the southwest region, offered wonderful, hilly cycling for a five-day 30th anniversary celebration. The self-guided tour, arranged by Discover France, began in Bergerac, weaved along the Dordogne and Vezere Rivers,  taking … Continue reading

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