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The fourth town on my personal Tour de France was Strasbourg. As this town is nearly 500 kms from Paris and the TGV takes 2 1/2 hours, I had an extremely early wake-up in order to spend as much time as possible in Strasbourg. Between Paris and Strasbourg...

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The third city on my personal Tour de France was supposed to be Bourges, but a train crash was to change my plans. Yesterday at 17:14 a train from Gare d'Austerlitz to Limoges got derailed at Brétigny-sur-Orge which is about 30 kms south of Paris. Four...

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The second town on my personal Tour de France was Lille. I knew three things about Lille before I went there on the TGV on Saturday morning: the Eurostar stops there, the mayor, Martine Aubry, is the daughter of Jacques Delors, and the railway station...

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It has now been two years since I arrived in Paris, and this is the 200th article on my blog! I still enjoy writing my small articles and finding links and photos to accompany the articles. Overblog has changed several times since two years, and I admit...

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This Saturday the Tour de France started in the south of Corsica, and I started my own Tour de France in the north of France. Though I am working over the summer, I have decided to visit towns in northern France every weekend. The French railways have...

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