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Home Base St Etienne de l’Olm, Southern France

We spent 10 months (September 2012 – June 2013) in St Etienne de l’Olm, a small working village in the French department of Gard in Languedoc Roussillon.  Like many medieval villages across southern France it’s is a mix of rural … Continue reading

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Street Pics from Kathmandu, Nepal

Photos Taken November 8, 2012 This time our arrival in Kathmandu wasn’t as serene as our first. Compared to Pokhara, Kathmandu is the crazy, congested city everyone says it is. Back at the Ambassador Garden Home, a few more creature … Continue reading

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More Pics from Bayonne, France

Strolling the picturesque streets of Bayonne, just inland from Biarritz on France’s southern Atlantic coast. At the Market Basque Cheese Gateau Basque – a buttery crust filled with cherry jam Balloon honoring the Foire du Jambon

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Jian Shui to Kunming, China

Written September 5, 2011 The final thing I wanted to see in Jian Shui before returning to Kunming was the Twin Dragon Bridge (Shuāng Lóng Qiáo, 双龙桥) about five kilometers outside of town. Supposedly you can take the #4 mini … Continue reading

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Beaune’s Wednesday Market

With the fridge nearly empty – seems impossible with all the food we’ve been buying –we decided to make the effort and check out the Wednesday market in Beaune. Markets generally close by 12 or 1pm, so if you have any … Continue reading

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Dijon Les Halles – Burgundy Food Market Worth Exploring

Dijon Les Halles is a bright, huge expanse of food heaven. For the inexperienced, me, an overwhelming number choices and possibilities. Thankfully we were here the day after our excursion to the Autun market so our shopping list was quite … Continue reading

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Autun Friday Market, Burgundy France

Autun, a former Roman stronghold with a number of Gallo-Roman sites, lies about 60 miles southwest of Dijon. More importantly it’s listed in David Downie’s Food Wine Burgundy as having one of the best food markets in the region – … Continue reading

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