Surprise festivals and cloudy beaches May 22nd 2012 We finally made it out of Paris, after finding out that having a first class eurail passes doesn't mean they'll let you fill empty 1stclass seats; only the cheap ones. Taking regional trains took most of the day, arriving in Nice around 9pm (but it didn't cost us anything extra). We quickly found our hostel (part of a wee hotel) and grabbed beds. Heading out straight away ha ... read more
Europe » France » Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur » Nice 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
We're a couple doing a round the world tour for a couple of years. This blog is mainly a way to keep people back home informed of what we're up to; but we've since realized that Travelblog can be quite a resource for other travelers. We're trying to include some more detailed information (costs of entrance/transportation/travel times about places they want to go; but we won't be taking out the story telling, personal aspect.
Hope you learn a little and maybe enjoy our stories.... full info