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Mont St. Michel

2008-07-16T08:00:52-05:00July 16th, 2008|Categories: Whole Enchilada|Tags: , |

Last week we went to Mont St. Michel just north of us here in France. This is one place that I really loved.  Very magical. It is entirely built on a big hill.  The medival streets are still intact.  Many tourist shops and restaurants.  We at one with a view [...]

Older than Stonehenge

2008-07-15T08:00:49-05:00July 15th, 2008|Categories: Whole Enchilada|Tags: , |

Last week I went to Carnac here on the north west coast of France.  I hadn't heard of Carnac the place.  When I heard it the first time I thought my friends were talking about the Johnny Carson skit he used to do. Well, Carnac is an amazing place.  It [...]

Viva La France

2008-07-14T08:00:18-05:00July 14th, 2008|Categories: Whole Enchilada|Tags: , |

Today is Bastille Day here in France.  On 14 July 1790 there was a huge feast and official event to celebrate the uprising of the short-lived constitutional monarchy in France and what people considered the happy conclusion of the French Revolution.  People ran down the streets naked in order to [...]

Photo Stream Europe 2008

2008-07-04T08:00:53-05:00July 4th, 2008|Categories: Whole Enchilada|Tags: , |

I just finished uploading some photos from my current trip to France with my honey Nan up on to my Flickr account. I'll be updating it every couple of days. This photo is from Rennes France where we are currently staying at a home exchange.  Cobble stone streets and medival [...]

Rennes Day 1 and 2

2008-07-02T08:00:01-05:00July 2nd, 2008|Categories: Whole Enchilada|Tags: , |

I flew to France Monday and Tuesday.  Nan and I flew on L'Avion an airline that only flys from New York to Paris.  Actually leaves Newark New Jersey Airport which has a lovely view of New York City.  I saw the Empire State building when we were transferring from Continental [...]

Cote de Granit Rose

2008-06-09T08:00:06-05:00June 9th, 2008|Categories: Whole Enchilada|Tags: , |

We drove north from Rennes and visited Cote de Granit Rose (Coast of the rose granite) in northern France.  The drive up was interesting in that we got lost twice in small villages.  The road system can be a little confusing because of the sheer number of roads and roundabouts. [...]