La Poste, Several Cities

La Poste, Several Cities

As aforementioned, I packed poorly. I did not take the advice of Elaine, and brought 2 suitcases and a carry-on bag, thinking that this was reasonable for 4 months, 7 counties, and two seasons. WRONG. One third of my clothes was stolen with the car, and the remainder...
March 24-27 Colmar, France

March 24-27 Colmar, France

We drove from Dijon to Colmar by way of lunch in Rougemont and passed by the bleak, chilly sights of the tiny, medieval Alsatian villages directly into Colmar on the Sunday before Easter. The half-timber buildings in pastel colors, flower boxes, and adorned shop...
March 21-23 Dijon, France

March 21-23 Dijon, France

The ride from Lyon to Dijon was brief and uneventful, aside from a pleasant lunch in Chalon-Sur-Saône, after which John napped in the car, and I walked around and bought some really cheap clothes for warmer days to come. Given the fact that we were back in a new car...
March 16-20 Lyon, France

March 16-20 Lyon, France

A stunning mixture of old and new, Lyon is the capital city in France’s Auvergne – Rhône – Alps region. Sitting high above the old part of the city is the Basilica of Notre Dame de Fourvière. The architecture includes both medieval and Renaissance styles with the...
February 29-March 4, Rome

February 29-March 4, Rome

Leaving the peaceful environs of Cortona was not easy. We knew that driving into Rome was going to be fraught with crazy drivers, little or no parking, and narrow streets, so we opted to leave the car at a carpark outside of the city and take public transport in. This...