Friday morning we were excited to hop on the train (a new adventure!) and head south to the little village of Chartres. We’d heard about the amazing stained glass windows and opted to go south instead of east to Versailles. In hindsight, we couldn’t have chosen any better. But, I’m getting ahead of myself. Navigating…

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Ah, sweet Paris. We slept in a little and finally got moving. I was so excited to get going, I plugged in my hairdryer using the ADAPTER (read: not a converter) and subsequently blew the fuse and all electricity in our hotel room. I’m pretty sure the front desk muttered something about incompetent Americans. Scott…

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Today, we opened our eyes to this beaut…Mont St. Michel. This Benedictine Abbey (a prison at one time) sits on the northern coast of France on the English Channel. We were there during low tide, where the waves go out a full 9 miles before coming back in during high tide. It was a little…

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After one long day (36 hours in fact) we finally arrived in Paris via Air France. I had about 45 minutes to get off my American flight, go through passport control, get a boarding pass and meet Scott at the gate. Whew. Travel tip #1: Fly Air France. They love to feed you. Hands down,…

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Well folks, our guest blogger has officially handed the reins back to yours truly. He was great, wasn’t he? I’ll have to do that more often. We are settling back into “the Texas way” and the assimilation is nearly complete. Burgers upon arrival at JFK airport, Chuy’s for lunch today and a happy hour Sonic…

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