Tag Archives: Nancy

2021 Gone, 2022 Beckons

In years gone by at this time of year I would have recapped my exciting travels undertaken and talked enthusiastically about my travel plans for the coming year. 2021 was far less adventurous than normal for obvious reasons and I daren’t plan too much for the year ahead. I did however get around a bit, […]

Monday Morning Blues – Lamp Post and Leaves in Nancy, France

This lamp post composition in Nancy caught my eye on a nice autumnal day in November.

Sunday Photos – Jazz Flow Art in Nancy, France

On a recent trip to Nancy I discovered these paintings by Arnaud Florentin. Beautiful works of art that I would love to own. See more of Florentin’s works at Galerie Saint Martin.

Place Stanislas, Nancy, France

Fancy Nancy in the Lorraine region of France

My first foreign jaunt since the first lockdown so me & Mrs Wilbur venture to France on Eurostar in November. We were met at St. Pancras with monster queues due to the extra checks and the fact that only 2 people were manning the French passport control. This led to a departure delayed by 30-minutes. […]

Gare de L'Est, Paris

Sunday Photo – Train Stations in France

Having clocked up a fair few overseas train journeys since 1987, I undertook my first for two years last weekend. Arriving by Eurostar, it was a short walk from Paris Gare du Nord to Gard de L’est before taking the slick SNCF train the one-hour forty minutes to Nancy in Lorraine. I will blog some […]

Monday Morning Blues – Hôtel de Ville in Nancy, France

Today’s picture comes from my first trip outside the U.K. since February 2020. Nancy is about 90-minutes by train from Paris and has some beautiful squares and stunning architecture.

Riquewihr, Alsace, France

Le Tour de France – Part Four, Alsace, Lorraine & Lyon

Alsace The region that has changed from being German to French on more than one occasion is now firmly part of France, albeit retaining a distinctly Germanic feel in many places. The best known and noticeably most Arian city is the diplomatic centre of Strasbourg, home of the European Parliament Building and the European Court of Human Rights. The city […]

Riquewihr, Alsace, France

Le Tour de France – Stage Four

Alsace & Lorraine The region that has changed from being German to French on more than one occasion is now firmly part of France, albeit retaining a distinctly Germanic feel in many places. The best known and noticeably most Arian city is the diplomatic centre of Strasbourg, home of the European Parliament Building and the European Court of Human […]