Posts published in 2011

The Princess Is in Another Chateau

Posted on January 6, 2011 at 2:03 am

The Princess Is in Another Chateau

If we were to ever run out of wine in France, we might as well export castles by the wheelbarrow. It's no secret that there is an obscene number of châteaux in this country. Do you stop noticing after a while? I won't tell, but let me remedy this situation by shedding some light on two castles I bumped into last week, the Château de Portes and the Château d'Allègre. Both citadels are located in the Gard département in southern ... Continue Reading

Chamonix by Day

Posted on January 3, 2011 at 8:12 pm

Chamonix by Day

Welcome to 2011! How are the resolutions working out? I won't complain much, I'm still on vacation in France for a few more days. In this series of posts I started last week, I intend on sharing pictures of France in winter, not the most well-known side of my country. Lots of variation in Frenchland, you see. I honestly favor June but every 3 years or so I do have to face a pilgrimage for Christmas, to replenish with ... Continue Reading