Category Archive for: ‘Food’

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Touring England – Off the Beaten Path

At long last our blog is fixed and we can resume sharing stories from our travels with you. First up – touring England – off the beaten path and in places you probably wouldn’t normally go to, but are brilliant (as they say). Our time in England has been driven by 2 things – where our friends live that can …

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Return to America (for now)

After a fabulous 2 days in Lyon, France, and a very short but stunning few hours in Paris, we’re hopping the pond and heading stateside tomorrow to relax, recuperate and celebrate my brother’s marriage in Jacksonville, Florida. It’s almost strange to be going to America at this time. Aside from the fact that I cannot wait to see my family, …

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Reflections from Camp

It’s our last week at American Village, and with approximately 5 long days left on our contract, I find myself attempting to reflect on the last 5 weeks of craziness that has become my life and sort it all out. It’s been a fascinating, frustrating, at times funny, and at most times frantic experience (Jon wants me to insert f^&*cked …

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Flavor of the day…PORK!

It has been a while since I wrote a strictly food blog so I thought I would get something down. As the title of this post would lead you to believe, France is a pork kinda place. Pork is second only to the ever delicious Fois Gras in my esteem. Besides all of the various cuts and preparations of the …

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Wine, Ducks and Camp

These are the things that occupy our minds most days in France. Apologies for the lack of writing, camp keeps us busy! Wine As previously mentioned, and as you probably have assumed, there’s a lot of wine in France. We like it and it’s incredibly cheap. Generally we can give 10 euro to someone making a run to a grocery …

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Four days off has offered a nice break from the long days of kid-dom and allowed us to finally see a bit of France. Observations? Yes I have them. Lyon Our first full day off from camp took us to France’s second largest city (ok, I thought Marseille had that title, will check) of Lyon, situated on the Rhone and …

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