A CHANGE IN DIRECTIONS May 6th 2012 Before we left Pau, we took a walk to the Chateau that was the birth place of Henri IV, one of the King’s of France. We missed the last tour so only saw the outside. On the way there we kept hearing loud racing car noises; we could not figure it out. Also, last night on the way to and from dinner we passed by a large place with tents and tons of people celebrating. We found out why. This weekend ... read more
Europe » France » Aquitaine » Sauternes 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 partner and I are passionate about traveling and food. When we travel our goal is to get a real feel for the place we are visiting. We do not just visit the main attractions but get off the beaten path, try to expereience what the locals expereience. We have a great respect for other clutures, history and food we try to work all of this into our travel expereience. I started this Blog to share our experiences in hopes that others might have a better expereience when they travel.
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