On the Way Home*

(Partial) We got on the train from the tiny ancient train station in Bayeux. After the bags…more appropriately packed, were stashed and we found our 1st class seats we relaxed for our two hour trip into Paris. Once we arrived at Gare St Lazare in Paris our world was no longer calm, quaint, and quiet. […]

Sophie, The Bike Saver*

Today we headed right out of the Fougeres Best Western Hotel de Voyageurs garage and into a very busy street. […]

An Afternoon in Paireeeee*

(Partial) I travel a lot for work. Recently I was just upgraded to an A-List status on SWA. Wow…your own security line, easy-early boarding…you get the idea. I have been really lucky and blessed lately with on-time flights, early arrivals and open middle seats. I knew it couldn’t last forever. Well, here we sit on […]

Carbs and Candles!!!*

Today 22 miles. Tomorrow 38! I am very afraid!! No internet access for all these days. How frustrating. […]

This is the Place: Chicago!*

Another couple of taxis and a day full of three commuter trains and waits at small depots. It was Friday afternoon and the trains were filled with students with lots of luggage heading home for the weekend. When the seats of the train are all taken the kids pile in just about anywhere. The vestibule […]

On and Now Off the Water*

Messac to Nort-sur-Erdre We have been on the water for six days this morning. We had to get out of Dodge (or Port of Foleux) in a hurry. Not that we didn’t pay our mooring fee. The port, which offered no restaurant or grocery store, was a side trip on the La Vilaine River. It […]

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