Thursday, November 28, 2013

Friday, November 22, 2013

Sans Touristes

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It was so nice to see a beautiful palace with so few tourists!

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Monday, November 18, 2013

Napoleon

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Part of a painting of Napoleon.

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Château de Fontainebleau

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We took a road trip around France at the end of August and into the beginning of September. We started by going to the palace of Fontainebleau outside of Paris. It is quite spectacular on the inside and far less touristy than Versailles. I highly recommend it!

Friday, November 15, 2013

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Monday, November 11, 2013

Saturday, November 9, 2013

Friday, November 8, 2013

Moutarde Maille

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You find many flavors of Maille mustard in the shops in Dijon which you would not find elsewhere and they let you try samples!

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Brass Owl

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One sees these brass owl markers everywhere. They are meant to show where to walk and stop for a self-guided walking tour of Dijon. Next time I think we will try this tour!

Monday, November 4, 2013

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Friday, November 1, 2013

Dijon, France

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In early August we took a short trip to Dijon, France. It was far more charming than I expected. This lovely town is not mentioned in many guide books, so is not teeming with tourists. This main square in front of the Ducal Palace had fountains that the kids loved to play in.