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The French Cycling Bicycle Gourmet - French Country Travel Life Film Maker and Author. Your non-snobby Gourmet Guide to food, wine travel and Lifestyle Adventure!

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French Church History Lesson

    French Travel = French Food, French Wine, French Chocolate, French History. And a big – no wait – make that a HUGE part of that History, are the Churches, Cathedrals, and Abbeys that really are “around every corner.” While the “big names” of French Churchdom are universally known – Notre Dame de Paris, Chartes, […]

16Aug2019 | | 31 comments | Continued
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Peace,Quiet,Cows and Knives

There is a place in France that marches to the beat of a different drummer. A way different drummer. A drummer with only one stick. The French call this place – “La France Profunde.” Deep France. France the way it used to be. In the good ole’ days. (you remember them, don’t you?)

9Aug2019 | | 34 comments | Continued
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Royale French History Lesson

  The Royale French  History Lesson goes down every year. All over France.  Usually just for one day.  Sometimes two. And, happily, it’s (mostly) free. While it’s not a holiday in the strict sense of the word, it’s equally, not a day of work. It’s offical title is : “Le Journee Du Patrimoine.” which, loosely translated(and […]

12Jul2019 | | 32 comments | Continued