Tag Archives: France

Why is French Guiana Still a Republic ?

French Guiana is the last land in the Americas to be controlled by a foreign power.  It is also the only one where French is the official language although its close proximity to the Caribbean means the culture is more … Continue reading

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Sites along the Shore

Before disembarking in Viviers, we were told that there was a little church high on the hill that was famous as being the oldest cathedral still in use…so we climbed up the highest hill only to find a statue and not … Continue reading

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River-boating Down the Rhone

I’m back and so well rested that I can barely complete my daily chores.  I read a couple of books, caught up with my daughter and managed to gain only a few pounds.     The boat we took flew … Continue reading

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Cruising down the Rhone

I’m taking a river boat down the Rhone in a couple of weeks. I’ll be floating with one of my daughters for seven nights! I am afraid that my instinctive need for physical activity might be a threat to our … Continue reading

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