Pau Already

When every day is Saturday.

Pau Already
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Month: July 2010

…and just a little bored.

Thursday, July 29. So, we made it. It was nice to sleep in our own bed, but by 4:30 am, the bio-clock was saying “it’s way past time to be up.” The postman just delivered several pounds of mostly insignificant Read more…


Another day in Paris???

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 As previously noted, this trip has been pretty damn wonderful and today we put just a touch of additional gilding atop this L’Opera dessert that was our July on the Continent. After our last petit dejeuner Read more…


More journal than blog.

I’d intended to keep this a running travel blog, but we just seemed to run out of hours in the day. I do plan on going back and filling in the holes. Memories are short. I’ll need to do it Read more…


July in Paris…

Tuesday, July 27 Today is our last day in the City of Light and our short 3+ day stop has been great. The day opened with a quick au revoir to Hotel Crystal. We didn’t like the room or the Read more…


A little rain and la musique.

Aloha Friday, July 23, 2010 It was simply a wonderful day at the TdF. This morning started out with just a few clouds in the sky and mild temperatures. Our tram trip to le Tour starting line was halted about Read more…


Moving way too fast.

Thursday, July 22 It is unbelievable that by this time next week we’ll be on a west-bound plane. It has been so fun and so quick. A month just isn’t what it used to be. Today we decided to do Read more…


Just a touch of poor planning – Part II.

Monday, July 19 Our train trips on this excursion have been great, but there are few things I like more than driving around rural France. Other than hiking or biking, and I’m way too much of a devotee of sloth Read more…


Where’s Roux? Where’s Viane?

  Saturday, July 17 Today we left our wonderful home in Dijon. The stay was great and we loved the market, being able to do a bit of cooking, the bikes, museums and the great little restaurant we found, but Read more…


Geography

Watching the tube in our Dijon apartment, Laurel had a wonderful idea. If you watch CNN International, BBC World, Al Jazeera or almost any of the global channels, when they do weather map and summaries, they always include temperatures and Read more…


The Six Rue Rule

Thursday, July 14 Today was one of those top-to-bottom glorious days in France. The day began with omelets and hash browns—OK, the pomme de terre with le petit déjeuner but they looked good at the Carrefour.  It was then time Read more…