Tag: France

The Castle Visits of 2016

2016 was, among other things, a year of castles for us. Turns out we got to see a total of 28 castles in 8 different countries, which so far is a record for us. Some castles were ruins with almost nothing left and others were very well-preserved, and some of […]

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Journey to the Center of Amiens

Amiens, France is another place I’d wanted to visit for a long time after reading about it a couple of years ago.  It’s about 75 miles away from Paris and was a 5-hour drive for us. We visited there the first weekend in January.  We left Thursday night after work […]

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Colmar, France

The weekend of September 27th, we spent 2 nights in Colmar, France.  We had been hearing great things about it for a couple of years and finally decided to go.  It’s just under a 3-hour drive from where we live in Germany. We left home just before noon on Friday […]

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