A quick stop in Paris, near the Louvre

I traveled to Paris – and through Paris to New Caledonia, but this is a story for another time. I spent three days in Paris before catching a flight out of the country.
I stayed in the Louvre area. I had […]

By |February 1st, 2016|France|0 Comments

Epiphany and the French Galette des Rois

Yesterday, people in France were celebrating by eating the Galette des Rois. The galette is a puff pastry pie filled with frangipane, which itself if a pastry cream made with ground almonds, cream and eggs. The celebration became over time secular to […]

By |January 7th, 2016|Food, France|0 Comments

Castle of the Chambonnet, Lozere, France

I passed the castle of the Chambonnet by chance when driving in the neighborhood. The castle looked great and overlooked peaceful green pastures so I decided to stop and take a picture.

The castle is part of the Ponteils-et-Brésis area, located […]

By |October 7th, 2015|France|0 Comments