Bordeaux to Bretagne: the Upsets and Unexpected Delights of French Train Travel

You only have twenty minutes before your train leaves, thats right, the platform number is only shown twenty minutes before the train’s departure-sometimes even less. Some platforms and stations are incredibly long and finding a lift, if you have suitcases, is not always easy. And then there is the intricate task of finding out exactly… Read More Bordeaux to Bretagne: the Upsets and Unexpected Delights of French Train Travel

In Celebration of Small Things: Frescoes in a 12th Century Chapel in France

In Celebration of Small Things: Frescoes in a 12th Century Chapel in France Notorious for getting lost, I outdid myself that particular morning and ended up taking right turns instead of lefts. What should have been a  short ride to a nearby village, ended in a scenic tour taking well over two hours. The outcome… Read More In Celebration of Small Things: Frescoes in a 12th Century Chapel in France