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France and UK – Summer 2010

Our 2010 trip to France, with a sidetrip to London, U.K.

London Shopping

In France, I bought a bunch of beauty products. In London, I found a t-shirt mecca at Camden Market. Originally a craft market, the Camden Lock Market is now a thriving shopping area and hundreds of...

French Bakeries

I love French bakeries. There is one at every corner and they all carry fresh bread, croissants, pains au chocolat and pains aux raisin. They also have their specialties, from elaborate cakes to...

St Nazaire

For our last week-end in France, Feng and I went back on the Atlantic coast. We spent a few days with my family and left to explore St Nazaire, a few kilometers away. The town isn't pretty: it was...

Nantes By Night

I love cities by night. Most change a lot and reveal a totally different atmosphere -- it's like traveling. I've already shown you snapshots of Ottawa by night, Toronto, London, Paris... Here is...

Paris By Night

Sunset is around 10:30 pm in France right now and with the summer heat, we had plenty of time and motivation to roam around Paris at night. I have my favorite spots, they are not so original but they...

London By Night

Aren't cities at night truly beautiful?
London didn't disappoint. Lots of lights, lots of sights, lots of amazing skylines coming alive before our eyes after sunset. Next, Paris and Nantes again...