Tag Archives: Eurostar

Paris Deja Vu – Part 1

Well it is January so I guess it’s to be expected that it would be cold and wet.  The temperature was well below 10C and the rain rained at regular intervals.  But that didn’t stop us having a great trip.  We visited … Continue reading

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Paris par le Train (to Paris by Train)

Yesterday it was Monday morning and we were off to Paris on Eurostar. This is, speaking as a railway fanatic, the best way to get between the capital cities of the UK and France. Sit back and relax – “Let … Continue reading

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A Few Days in “La France Profonde”

You could say that accidentally being in Paris on the eve and dawn of Bastille Day is serendipitous or you could say it is downright stupid. Bastille Day marks the start of the French annual holidays.  This has been the … Continue reading

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Wandering about Paris

Paris is a city we have visited on many an occasion.  Our first visit as a family was in 1971 when, on our way back from a holiday on the Côte d’Azur, we camped in the Bois de Boulogne at … Continue reading

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By Train to the Continent

In Hercule Poirot’s day the train to the Continent left from Victoria station in London, trundled down to Dover and literally boarded the ferry.  Since 1994, with the arrival of Eurostar and the Channel Tunnel linking the UK with France, … Continue reading

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