Tag Archives: France

The Eiffel Tower is an Iconic Landmark

There are very few man-made structures that come to symbolize a city or country. The Statue of Liberty, the Sphynx, and the Eiffel Tower all invoke images of the countries where they reside. We have yet to visit Egypt, but … Continue reading

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There is Always One More Place to See

No matter how much time you spend in a country, or even a city, there is always one more place to see or thing to do. Sure, it may not be the most important thing to see or do, but … Continue reading

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Riquewihr and the Wine Road in Alsace, France

During our visit to Strasbourg in the Alsace region of France, we did a day tour on the wine road. The highlight of the tour was visiting the old, walled town of Riquewihr with its historic charm. From what we … Continue reading

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Is There a Special Place in Your Heart?

While we were in Europe, we made a point of spending a weekend in Paris and buying an oil painting from one of the artists along the Seine. We had it stretched and framed and we picked it up from … Continue reading

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The Food of Strasbourg, France

We had been in Frankfurt for a couple of months before making our first trip outside of Germany, so we were truly looking forward to trying some foods that were different. We took a train to Strasbourg, which is just across the border … Continue reading

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Soggy Weekend in Paris, France

We were determined not to let the weather dampen our spirits as we ventured back to the city of love for a quick weekend trip. Although it was definitely a rainy weekend, we enjoyed our trip as much as if the … Continue reading

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Spending the Weekend in Paris

We are nearing the end of our time in Germany, so we are planning on traveling as much as possible over the next few weeks. Before starting what will be an whirlwind several weeks, which starts with a trip to … Continue reading

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Do Not Abandon All Hope

To say that the last twelve months has been interesting would be an understatement. Not just for the personal changes that have occurred, but equally for everything that has happened in the world. As we have mentioned, our site is … Continue reading

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Alsace, Neither German or French

After spending a few days in the Strasbourg region, one thing became abundantly clear. Throughout the history of the region, the people have alternated between German and French control, which has left the citizens feeling more independent than identifying with … Continue reading

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We Have Arrived in Strasbourg, France

We took the ICE train from Frankfurt to Strasbourg, France, yesterday and arrived around midday. We spent the afternoon walking around the old city and Petit France. Today we will see the city in greater detail and plan to take … Continue reading

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