Female expat living in Uzes travels in France for fun and education. Click here for Trip Ideas You Can Steal
The whirlwind tour of the south of France is now history for my recent guests, including 10-year old McKenna. Now that they’re gone, the words of Dr. Seuss’s poem seem perfect to share with McKenna as a reminder of her visit.
“You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
You’re on your own. And you know what you know.
And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…”
― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go!
For five full days McKenna, her mother and I packed in as much history, animal adventures, and fun in the south of France as we possibly could. Here’s a picture view of the highlights. Posts to follow will fill in the stories and learnings.
Day One – Uzes
Saturday market and dinner with our friend, Geoffrey, at Le Comptoir 7
How many ways can you say “foie gras”? This entree featured foie gras as pate, ice cream and creme brûlée!
Day Two – Pont du Gard and Nimes
Tracing the Romans in France started with a visit to Pont du Gard. Wading in the cool river water was a perfect way to cool down on a hot summer day.
Day Three – The Camargue
A safari in the Camargue gave us “up close” views of the white horses, Camargues bulls and flamingos
Day Four – Sete and Carcassonne
Day Five – Carcassonne
… and a lot of 10-year-old craziness along the way!
Stay tuned for the full story on each location, including the scoop on …
Categories: Around France, Blog, Camargue, Day Trip, Nimes, Pont du Gard, Sete, Uzès
Have been really enjoying your blog for some time now, reading all your stories about Uzes and your adventures. My husband and I are here now for a month – have only been here a couple of days and know we are going to love it.
Hi! You ARE going to love it. Bad weather for last weekend but hopefully it’s usher in a glorious fall. Where are you?
Deborah simply fantastic and you had lots of wonderful places to show off!!!
Thanks, Rich. Can’t wait to hear about your trip and see photos. We’ll have plenty of time to share when you and Paula finally get to Uzes!
I think I will post the Dr. Suess poem in McKenna’s room. No one gave me that card when I graduated from high schools, but boy, has it ever been true for me!
It’s actually a book. She should have it. It’s so inspirational and it reminds me of all the things I’d love to tell her. Love you gals!
There is no better trip planner than THE BAREFOOT BLOGGER!!! Thank you, my dear friend, for showing McKenna and I the very best of Southern France. You are living a dream! (PS: The last photo left me laughing!)
It was such a memorable time for me, too! Come back soon!
So glad to see you’re back…missed your posts and looking forward to more!
Thank you, Paula. Can’t wail til you get here too!