List/Grid Tag Archives: Daytrips Paris

Get out of town to the chateau of Rosa Bonheur

Rosa Bonheur portrait by Anna Klumpke. 1898. Metropolitan Museum of Art, online collection Does the name Rosa Bonheur mean anything to you ? ...

Get out of Town: The Somme

The Somme department in the region of Picardy just two hours north of Paris, is not on the usual tourist circuit, but nevertheless has a ton of places ...
Gallieni

The War to End all Wars, The Great War, La Der des Ders*

This is 2018, one hundred years after the end of World War I (and 74 years after the end of WWII). I realized how little I knew about this war that changed ...
American WWI Museum

American WWI Museum opens for centennial

American WWI Museum opens for centennial By Gary Lee Kraut The museum, like the monument above it, is the work of the American Battle Monuments Commission. ...

Explore new territory on your bike, Forest of Senart

Here’s an idea to get out of town, hop on the train with your bike to get out of the city a little ways. Then peddle to another station to ride back ...
Houdan

Get Out of Town to Houdan

Get Out of Town to Houdan The Yvelines is a lovely department just to the west of Paris. I live there, so I’m biased, but it is hard not to like rolling ...
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