Category Archives for "France"

9 A Weekend in Carcassonne, France

The drive into  Toulouse began our weekend break in Carcassonne (Southern France) for Liza’s birthday.  It took only about two hours from Andorra and because of the special occasion we stayed at a nice hotel just outside the ancient Cité walls. Our approach passed rolling vineyards until we were met by an awe-inspiring first look […]

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6 A Chamonix Summer in Short (and in shorts)

My comrades and I were approximately halfway through a hastily-planned road trip to celebrate the end of University and having sampled the best that northern Italy had to offer, we had been drawn towards the highest peak in western Europe*, with Chamonix in summer (mont-blanc) seeming like the logical base to explore the Mont Blanc […]

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