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France produces many fine foods, including cheeses. France has 350 to 400 distinct types of cheese but our favourite is Camembert du Normandie followed by Brie du Meaux.
We knew it was a bank holiday but did not know why. We were on the boat, when at about 10.30am, I heard the sound of a marching band. I looked up and I could see people with flags marching along … Continue reading
Has anyone heard of Prosper Mérimée (1803- 1870) or André Malraux (1901-1976)? Well I for one owe them a deep sense of gratitude.
Nuala and I have had a great time exploring France visiting cities and historic buildings. In various guide books when visiting places , credit for saving a particular building or town has been given to either of these two men.
Saint Jean de Losne, a small town on the Saone River, won’t mean a lot to you, but it is significant for Nuala and I. We moored in St Jean on Monday night, a year and eight days since we … Continue reading
To keep in touch with family and friends and to put our blogs online, we need internet and mobile phone coverage on the boat. Thus, we have had to have our own mobile Internet devices.