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World Trip 2006: Days 101-102 – Paris, France and Helsinki, Finland

A very long travel day of over 13 hours, while the bus stopped in Bordeaux and Tours to pick up and drop people off I wasn’t keen to quickly run around during the short stay as my mind was already … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 92 – Avignon, France & Barcelona, Spain

Travelling from Nice to Barcelona we stopped off at Avignon, France for a short period.   Avignon was the home of the Popes during the 14th century after Rome become too risky. The Palace of the Popes is magnificent however … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 91 – Cannes, France

World famous Cannes has to be one of the most beautiful places in Europe.   Undertaking another train trip to this tourist town even far out from town you could see a big difference.   The beaches actually had sand … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 89 – Munich to Nice, France

With almost everything shut in Munich I awoke to the sound of car horns that had not stopped all night the German’s had won last night and they didn’t want anyone to forget it.   Taking a chance I didn’t … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 87 – Pisa, Italy & Nice, France

Today’s travel plan saw the bus stopping in Pisa for about 1.5 hours, to see the famous tower.   I have never seen so many hawkers trying to sell stuff to tourist 😦   I’m glad I was not staying … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 63 – Paris, France

I was a man on a mission today as this is my last chance in Paris to see some things I had missed last time.   I quickly walked down from my hostel to the Arc de Triumph and it … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 36 – Paris, France

What an exhausting visit to the Musee Du Louvre.   Despite having a special access pass I still had to wait about 35 minutes to get though security (the world is so serious now).   Now this museum is massive, … Continue reading

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