Monthly Archives: February 2007

The Nimes Bears vs The Moroccan Lions

  Nimes isn’t really known for much or at least that’s what we read about it.  And our drive into town on our way back from Avignon didn’t do anything to counter that initial impression.   Then…we went into a … Continue reading

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It Doesn’t Look a Day Over 1600 Years Old

  After we left the HARIBO museum, we stopped at a place called Pont du Gard.  I had heard of this place before but I couldn’t remember why.  When we got there, I remembered.   Pont du Gard is part … Continue reading

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HA(ns)RI(egel)BO(nn)

  In a little place called Uzes (yes, it’s pronounced “Uzee” as far as I can tell), 30 klicks NW of Avignon, is the stop my guys have enjoyed more to-date than any other place we’ve been: The HARIBO museum. … Continue reading

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A Weekend – Alas, Not a Year – in Provence

  First things first: Giving up wine for Lent whilst living in FR isn’t very smart.  And going to Provence, the home of Cote du Rhone and Chateauneuf-de-Pape wines, during such a Lenten period is really, really, really hard.   … Continue reading

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Official Leguevin Web Page

  In case you’re interested – and you have some knowledge of the French language – here’s the home page for our little burg:   http://www.ville-leguevin.fr/index.php   Who knows, you may even see us in one of the pix there.

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You asked for ’em, you got ’em

  Cats, some of you – and you know who you are – asked to see pix of our two ex-pat cats (not ex-cat pats).   Sweet Pea is the only female companion that M has in the house.   And … Continue reading

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Mardi Blah?

  OK, so FR is nearly totally Catholic and yesterday was Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday.   But…you’d never know it where we live: no beads, no parties and – most shocking of all – no King Cake (Galette de Roi).  … Continue reading

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