Adventures in France-Land, Walking (and trains) I

After an early morning train from Gisor we are back in Paris.  TGV here we come

After an early morning train from Gisor we are back in Paris. TGV here we come

I'd just explained we were taking 4 different trains that day, for a grand total of 8 hours of travel!

I’d just explained we were taking 4 different trains that day, for a grand total of 8 hours of travel!

I honestly didn't see that coming.

I honestly didn’t see that coming.

All is well once again and we explore the train station and people watch.

All is well once again and we explore the train station and people watch.

Family pic, so far so good with the Blundstones, they handled Paris and Normandie like a dream but the real test is about to begin.

Family pic, so far so good with the Blundstones, they handled Paris and Normandie like a dream but the real test is about to begin.

 

The TGV (super fast train) is nice, and I mean real nice.

The TGV (super fast train) is nice, and I mean real nice.

And the view is even better.

And the view is even better. Paris to Bordeaux in a few hours while sitting comfortably, not bad my friends, not bad.


Adventures in France-Land, Normandie I

My little travellers, plane (check), train (check)

My little travellers, plane (check), train (check)

Ham, Cheese and Butter from Gerard Mulot in Paris for train eats

Ham, Cheese and Butter from Gerard Mulot in Paris for train eats

GIsors, our destination in Normandie

Gisors, our destination in Normandie

Our room at our friend's mom's house

Our room at our friend’s mom’s house

She is an artist and her home has me looking for a certain white rabbit who is late for an important date

She is an artist and her home has me looking for a certain white rabbit who is late for an important date

What my kids do when they forget about electronic distractions

What my kids do when they forget about electronic distractions

We took a walk and met the locals

We took a walk and met the locals

The sights.

The sights.

The smells.

The smells.

We gave the kids some room to breathe

We gave the kids some room to breathe.

And just be.

And just be.

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Our host was as amazing as her home

Our host was as amazing as her home

I love this.

I love this.

And the smell of this.

And the smell of this.

And the taste of this.

And the taste of this.

And this.

And this.

And this.

And this.