Monthly Archives: October 2013

Provence – the wines!

Day 15 We head out to Chateaunauf-du-Pape, which is about 30 minutes north of Avignon. The drive was lovely with views of vineyards and random castles along the way. We also stopped for MDT to admire a car for sale. … Continue reading

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Provence – the Roman Ruins

Day 12 We arrive via train from Barcelona to Arles late – about 11pm. Our studio rental is just a mile from the train station but we get super lost, wandering around the Avignon city center in the dark for … Continue reading

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Barcelona

Day 9 – “Old School” It’s a 6 hour train ride from San Sebastián to Barcelona, through some beautiful countryside. We get into Barcelona at 1:30pm and head to our home for the night – the Equity Point Hostel. For … Continue reading

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San Sebastián

Day 7 – “The Birthday Loan” Hola from San Sebastián! We arrived at 5:30pm – plenty of time to settle into our new digs before heading out for dinner and to get acquainted with the city. For our stay in … Continue reading

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Bordeaux

Day 5 – “Take the last train to Clarksville (or Bordeaux)” 3 hour train to Bordeaux St. Jean station. We pick up our car, a cute little Fiat but no GPS this time! So we have to rely on DQT’s … Continue reading

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Loire Valley

Rise of the Franken-Cats So. Tired. Late night with Nuit Blanche. We wake up early to pick up our rental car at the Paris Orly Aiport. DQT was worried about maps but our Peugot has a GPS!! MDT thinks the … Continue reading

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Day 3: Paris

The Goddess and the Ninja Turtles No more sleeping in for DQT today! She got up at 5:30am and was at the Louvre by 8:30. Already a line and it doesn’t open until 9! It blows DQT’s mind that there’s … Continue reading

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