Europe Potpourri - 9 July 5th 2012 Well, here I am again after the slowest of blogging starts. I am slowly trying to catch up although I must say that Jeanette probably took the best pictures with her fancy camera and none of them have yet been downloaded to my computer. That will be done when we return to Calgary unless I make an attempt before that.
We are about to leave Lourdes where we spent the night and head for Carcassonn ... read more
Europe » France » Midi-Pyrénées » Lourdes Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
My name is Roger and I am originally from the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia but now live in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. My wife Jeanette and I have travelled to all the continents with the exception of Antartica but nevertheless have many other countries and areas still to experience in the future.
My first blog (see below) is entitled Europe Potpourri and was done while vacationing in Europe in 2012. To enjoy it, I suggest reading it in sequence by starting with the earliest blog then ending with my final one on this extraordinary two month vacation in Europe. By the way, if you want to he... full info