Monthly Archives: September 2010

Rainy morning becomes BEAUTIFUL afternoon

Galaţi We woke late this morning to the rhythm of rain splashing on the balcony and against the windows. After our late night with Alex last night, sleeping in was a well-deserved indulgence.  

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Shopping Day: Oops! Cancelled the Sun Came Out!

Banyo We had programmed a shopping day and not a walk today and headed over to Galleries Lafayette to shop for leggings and tights.  The sun came out and we aborted that plan after just an hour in the fabulous store. … Continue reading

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Strolling Montmartre: Arts and Tarts

We had a late start this morning since I took some time to update our blog with photos.  I am working backward from here and have completed through 22 September.  Lou and Sandy were off at the ungodly hour of … Continue reading

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Secret Gardens and Great Mansions

Our walking tour today consisted of a wander on the Left Bank, away from chic St Germain to out-of-the-way places. We started at the intersection of rue de Sevres and rue de Babylone.  First stop was Square Recamier,

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Walking Paris

The day started slowly, we slept in after our long day yesterday.  Mike took off down rue Rambuteau looking for baguettes and croissants.  He even found peaches at the street market and milk for our coffee.  

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Finally a Paris

We turned our boat in at Douelle in the morning.  Erika was mostly interested in if we had a good time, but thanked us for recording the few things we found wrong with the boat.  We, of course, did have … Continue reading

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Rainy Days and Fridays

At our “natural” mooring, we had multiple rain showers in the morning.  We had a later morning “brunch” so to speak, of poached eggs or scrambled eggs a la Mike-y.  When the showers broke, we untied from our trees and … Continue reading

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Sunny Skies Turn to Showers

We left our “natural” mooring tied to the tree under overcast skies about 10:03 AM back downstream toward Cahors/Douelle.  At 11:30 AM, we visited Laroque-des-Arcs, passing by the Chapelle St-Roch, perched up above the town on a hillside.  Town was … Continue reading

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Upstream to St-Cirq-Lapopie and Back Downstream

We left Bouzies with a mist over the river and a cool, comfortable morning about 8:30 AM.  Our first lock, right after Bouzies, was called the Ganil lock, which has a towpath along the river cut out of the stone. … Continue reading

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Vers and Bouzies

We woke up early, Shoe and Lou walked into town to the bakery for fresh bread and croissants.  The bread was baked in a wood-fired oven.  It was not as cool as yesterday and we set off early about 8:45 … Continue reading

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