Monthly Archives: July 2012

More Odds & Ends from France

ANSOUIS, France — We’ve settled in the Provence countryside in a B&B, Un Patio en Luberon, set in a house dating back to the 1600s. It’s hot outside, but the thick walls and a fan help.  Only today we had one small … Continue reading

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Driving in France in July? Stick to the Back Roads

PAYZAC, France — We spent our first day on French soil in motorists’ purgatory, but quickly found our way through the pearly gates. As usual, I’d managed just a couple of 20-minute naps on our seven-hour, cross-Atlantic night flight, jammed … Continue reading

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“All a GPS can do is get you from one town to the next,” Kathy said disdainfully. All she is doing is getting me from one car to the next — and they’re all heading straight toward me. Today we … Continue reading

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Odds & Ends from France

“All a GPS can do is get you from one town to the next,” Kathy said disdainfully. All she is doing is getting me from one car to the next — and they’re all heading straight toward me. Today we … Continue reading

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