After 15 days of jumping from place to place in France and Italy, the Golden Girls were ready for a little rest and relaxation. As par for this journey, we picked a spot on the map because it was there and headed to Nova Siri, Italy to spend time unwinding on a beach.
Rome is too overwhelming to be consumed in only a few days. It would take weeks to appreciate the breadth and depth of the city. For two days we stayed around the Vatican City.
Whenever you are on an extended trip that takes you to many destinations, you’re bound to go to certain places just because they’re on the way. That’s how The Golden Girls ended up in Pisa, Italy. Discovering Port Vendres and Collioure because they were on the way to an […]
Revisit the seaside towns of Port Vendres and Collioure, France with me and my North Carolina friends. You may want to put these two on your “must see” list! When “The Golden Girls” discovered Port Vendres and Collioure, the quaint towns along the Mediterranean, it was quite by accident. […]
Golden Girls on the Mediterranean side of France Side trips from Uzes are now behind us. It’s time for the Golden Girls to hit the super highway and head for the Mediterranean coast of France. The Mediterranean Side of France: Sete The Venice of France I couldn’t wait […]
Nimes, Pont du Gard, Avignon
Couture found in Uzes is straight out of early 1800 France
Flashback to discovering Uzes
Lyon is famous for its bouchon restaurants
There’s another dimension to the experience.
It’s been my suppressed desire to sing with a rock band
White horses of the Camargue
For all those ‘doubters’ out there who think the Barefoot Blogger will never learn French, here’s news.
There are a few musical events in my life that I will always remember. The concert with Stacey Kent in the Cour du Duche last night is high on the list.
French opera, performed live in New York, broadcast live at a cinema in Uzes — with French subtitles.
Churches, Temples and Mosques
Lyon, France is famous for its bouchon restaurants. In the States we might call the fare “home cooking.”
In awe of the French Anytime I take a trip in France and walk among ancient Roman ruins, I am thankful to the French. In French towns and villages where the Romans used to roam, you can actually see, feel, touch and experience the places of the past. […]
Before I ever dreamed of living in France, I had this wild idea about visiting Nepal and Kathmandu
Mon fils is visiting me in Uzes. Nothing could make me happier than to show him the sights and to introduce him to my new friends.