Tag Archives: France

Saturday, 20th September

We had packed everything yesterday and it was a good thing we had. In our infinite wisdom we had celebrated our last night in Paris with one too many bottles of red wine. Sleeping in until the last minute, we met Julien … Continue reading

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Friday, 19th September

Today was a milestone in our trip as it was our last night in Mainland Europe before we went back to the UK. It was also the day that we said goodbye to Penny. We had spent 74 days with … Continue reading

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Thursday, 18th September

It’s fair to say that we absolutely fell in love with Paris yesterday. Today however, we had planned a day trip to nearby Versailles. A little further out, but worth the trip, was a chateau that is quite famous and … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 17th September

Last night we put a rough itinerary together for the next few days and investigated the public transport available. The Paris Metro was fairly easy to navigate and it seemed to cover all the destinations we required, so we decided … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 16th September

We had a long drive to get to our final destination in mainland Europe – Paris! Without considering stops it was a six hour trip. With this in mind we left Lyon very early. Stopping to get some supplies for … Continue reading

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Monday, 15th September

Researching the public transport in Lyon, we had discovered that for 5.50 Euro ($8.15 AUD) each we could pretty much take any tram, train, bus and the funicular all day. To get our money’s worth, we tried to do as … Continue reading

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Sunday, 14th September

We spent the night just outside of Bourges, but since we got there in the dark, we were up at the crack of dawn to do some sight seeing. We only had a couple of sites on our short list, … Continue reading

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Saturday, 13th September

We had a busy itinerary today, sightseeing in Nantes before moving on to Bourges via Angers and Tours. With much to see in Nantes before we left, we were up before the sun and the view was spectacular, the picture … Continue reading

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Friday, 12th September

We had a very long day of driving ahead of us – 5 and a half hours with our final destination being Nantes. Another beautiful drive this time through the west side of  France. We enjoyed making many stops to … Continue reading

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Thursday, 11th September

A quick five minute walk to the bus stop took us past just an everyday local house which is so typical of this area of France – understated beauty. The bus took us to the centre of the city in … Continue reading

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