Monthly Archives: October 2014

My car travels to Europe (day 14). Fontainebleau – Calais

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Tweet   The town of Fontainebleau is 55 km from Paris and is famous for it’s amazingly beautiful Renaissance palace. In the XII century the French monarch Louis VII built a royal country house on the site of a hunting …

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My car travels to Europe (day 13). Geneva – Burgundy

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Tweet   Following our mini disaster with our car when one of our wheels exploded, we found ourselves in a disused petrol station in the middle of the night, where we managed to replace the wheel with the get me …

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My car travels to Europe (day 12). Provence – Switzerland

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Tweet   Leaving Provence on the way to Switzerland, it was impossible to miss the beautiful lavender fields. We stopped the car along the road and I jumped over a ditch to run among the violet-blue fragrant lavender. A few …

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My car travels to Europe (day 11). Provence

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Tweet   A territory in the south of France, inhabited by Celtic tribes, was captured by the Romans 2,000 years ago and became a Roman province called Gallia, after the Gaul tribe who lived there. The name Provence derives from …

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