Category Archives: Travel photos

Travel Photos – Venice in the Rain

The first time we came to Venice 7 years ago, at about the same period, we had stunning weather. This time, we arrived in the rain and it seems it may last quite a few days. But the moment we started … Continue reading

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Travel Photos – Vendôme

Considering the number of canals that run through it, I’m surprised that the mediaeval town of Vendôme on the Loir River (not the same as the Loire), 35 k from Blois, is not called the Little Venice of Beauce after … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Blogger Round-up: La Maison du Chou – Autumn in France – Driving in Europe

So what’s on the agenda this Wednesday? Mary Kay from Out and About in Paris takes us to the Maison du Chou where she has discovered the lightest choux à la crème, while French Moments delights us with ten stunning … Continue reading

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Monday’s Travel Photos – Sofia off the beaten track

When visiting a new city, I’m always on the lookout for things I haven’t seen anywhere else or that catch my attention because they are unexpected. Sofia provided lots of opportunities! If you have enjoyed reading this, don’t forget to … Continue reading

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Monday’s Travel Photos – Palais Royal, Paris

Regular readers will know that I have the great fortune to actually live in the Palais Royal overlooking the fountain. I shall never tire of taking photos. Here are some taken on a sunny afternoon at the beginning of September. … Continue reading

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Monday’s Travel Photos – Szentendre, Hungary

Szentendre, pronounced San-ten-dray, is a charming little town on the Danube about twenty kilometers north of Budapest, very popular in summer it seems as it is easy to get there by boat, bus, train or bike, but only crowded between … Continue reading

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Monday’s Travel Phots – Krems an der Donau, Austria

Krems is a pretty town of 24,000 inhabitants at the confluence of the Krems and Danube Rivers at the eastern end of the beautiful Wachau Valley in Austria, and about 70 kilometers from Vienna.  

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Monday’s Travel Photos – Melk in Austria

Melk, a pretty little Baroque town of 5,000 people in Austria, is famous for its Benedictine Abbey built in the early 18th century on the site of an earlier abbey dating back to 1089 and affording a stunning view of … Continue reading

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Monday’s Travel Photos – Regensburg, Germany

The medieval town of Regensburg at the confluence of the Regen and Danube Rivers in Bavaria, is on the Unesco World Heritage list. Its many buildings of exceptional quality include ancient Roman, Romanesque and Gothic constructions and reflect its history … Continue reading

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Monday’s Travel Photos – Munich

Although we had already been to Bavaria, we hadn’t been to Munich. We prefer to visit major cities during an extended weekend rather incorporate them into a road trip as they say these days. But Munich was on our way … Continue reading

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