All posts tagged: France

Bastille by A.C. Koch

A Travel Story:  Emma eyed the stranger’s bizarre drink at the end of the bar. “What’s he drinking?” she asked the bartender, who immediately shook his head.             “Oh no, that’s his own stuff, we don’t sell it. He just keeps it locked up behind […]

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Le Tour by R. F. Hamm

On the spur of the moment, I would see a stage of the Tour de France. My wife Anette, my son Ben (well into his 12thyear), and I were just ending a vacation in the Netherlands and Belgium and were on our way to Germany […]

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Le Mercantour by Paul Jackson

Right, here we are then, at La Madone de Fenestre, almost 2,000 metres up in the French Alps, with the Col de Fenestre the only thing separating us from Italy. This was once a Roman sanctuary, then the home of the Black Monks in the […]

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