Tag Archives: Europe

5 Rue Ranfer de Bretenière

We stayed four weeks in France, booking three different vacation rentals through VRBO (Vacation Rentals By Owner). The last was 5 Rue Ranfer de Bretenière in Dijon. Being new to the whole business, we found the process to involve some adventure. … Continue reading

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The Last Train to Dijon

The plan was to stay seven nights in Tours followed by six nights in Dijon. Should have been no problem. We booked vacation rentals on-line before leaving the U.S. A few days into our stay in Tours I figured to … Continue reading

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4 Rue Rabelais

I have this thing. I can never think of François Rabelais without recalling Robert Preston:  Professor, her kind of woman doesn’t belong on any committee. Of course, I shouldn’t tell you this but she advocates dirty books. Harold: Dirty books! Alma: Chaucer Ethel: Rabelais … Continue reading

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Paris Nights

Whenever I go somewhere I make an attempt to capture a night time setting. Street scenes are interesting, especially with time exposures. Car lights make streaks, and pedestrians become blurs as they walk through the frame. Here are a few … Continue reading

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Paris Walk About

One summer day in Paris So, the weather promised to be clear, and we figured to get out of the apartment and see some stuff. A start was going to be the Orangerie Museum. That’s a separate story. Finished seeing … Continue reading

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Top of the World

Winding down the summer at Montmartre This turned out to be easier than I expected. The Paris Falguière Metro station is about two blocks from where we are staying, and the green line (12) runs right to Place Pigalle. My … Continue reading

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