Tag: france

Hobo Photo Of The Day – It Takes Time

I took this from inside the face of a clock. I was visiting the Musee D’orsay in Paris, France when the gallery tour lead me to a dead end and the back of a massive clock. I’m not even sure if it worked. I never saw any moving pieces or mechanisms. I didn’t care what

Hobo Photo Of The Day

I took this shot of the Eiffel Tower at the end of February 2017. I’d walked by the tower during the day and late at night but I found that it looked it’s best right at dusk, just after the sun set behind the horizon. Paris was not one of my favourite places I’d visited

Strasbourg: Stepping Into A Fairytale —

Walking through the streets of Strasbourg is like walking through the opening scenes of Beauty and The Beast and on our recent visit on more than one occasion, I expected to see Belle reading her fairy tales and singing a song as she passed me. Instead this was my fairy tale, as Mr ESLT had […]

The Alternative Guide to Paris —

Whether you’ve been to Paris before or this is your first time in the capital of love, you’ll want to make the most of your experience. Granted, Paris is home to the Louvre, Notre Dame and Eiffel Tower, to name a few of its attractions, but it’s also got so much more to offer you. […]

Petit & Pretty French villages — Traveling Matters to us

Many years ago, we recalled (when we lived in Holland) that many British folks were flocking to the southwestern part of France. So much that entire communes had almost become British villages! Why did they converged on this part of France? Is it the weather? The beautiful countryside? It is still a mystery to us […]