Champagne July 27th 2012 With tickets for the Regional Train in hand we found the East Station easily and found our seats easily (after finding a chocolate croissant). A 45 minute ride brought us to Reims, where Champagne come from.
We stopped the Notre Dame Cathedral where 25 kings of France were crowned - quite a dinstiction!
A hike to the other end of town in one hundred percent humidity and thirty degree heat br ... read more
Europe » France » Champagne-Ardenne » Reims 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