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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 […]

French Cemetery, Verdun, France

France Part Seven – Strasbourg to Epernay via Metz and Verdun

We mapped the 350KM route from Alsace, through Lorraine and on to Champagne. As usual we had a lot to pack in – I never have been one for a beach holiday. This is not the same for Rania who puts her love of the sea down to being an Aquarian. We therefore do spend […]