Exploring our countryside has a healing effect
There are a number of ways to see Paris… but today I want to take you, by foot, within arms’ reach of the Seine River, arguably the life-blood of France’s capital city.
“C’mon… raise your arm just a bit higher… now point your finger down, no… a bit more to the side… that’s it! Perfect! …now just hold it!” “Dad! … c’mon… take the picture already… this is embarassing!”
A great many people spend a great deal of money looking for a bit of rest – rest for the spirit, rest for the mind… rest for the soul – when sometimes it’s as easy as a walk around the block.
Have you ever dreamed of visiting Tuscany? If you’ve never been, but have done even a preliminary internet search, you’ll like have seen images of tiny hill-top villages perched above olive groves or vineyards and narrow, winding roads lined with upright Italian cypress trees. You’ll definitely see all of this on your way to, or through, Tuscany. One such hilltop […]
As if the opportunity to visit the Château de Chambord wasn’t reason enough to get excited, there I was, just when they were to begin their annual grand concert dedicated to the French Horn! (or as they call it… “the Hunting Horn”) I was about to make an unplanned discovery!
Is there anything else happening in France these days besides flooding, protests & labour strikes? Oh yes… the UEFA’s Euro2016 soccer championship. I recently had a couple of hours to kill and opted to see what the city looked like under the colours of European Soccer.
Guest blogger Mike Long on sightseeing with children
I would like to introduce you to my guest-blogger Mike with his blog “AIMLong”. Mike and his family are missionaries in France originally from Canada. A few weeks ago I attended the #WeekendCoffeeShare and read his post on beautiful flower arrangements at a French castle. I liked it and I started to follow. Mike writes: Do you enjoy traveling? I do and […]
Be realistic about your skills orienteering at new places.
Be specific when you ask for help
Take an extra charger with you and some water