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Metzeral to Kruth or crossing La Grande Crête

A few weekends ago I took a solo hike across the Grande Crête des Vosges (crête is the French word for mountain ridge). 120 more words

Hiking

Paris review; more do's than don'ts

Just back from a short break in Paris. It’s been quite a while since I was there and it was a most enjoyable refresh of a city with high scores on art, history, architecture, weather and food for any city in the world. 279 more words

Lutzelbourg, Petit- and Grand-Geroldseck, and Haut-Barr

Hiking with friends is great: you don’t have to take your backpack off every time you need something from your bag, you can blame taking a wrong turn on having become distracted by a good story instead of your sometimes poor map-reading skills and (maybe best of all) you can trade food. 316 more words

Hiking

Le Col de la Chipotte, 25th August 1914 - le Trou d'Enfer, the Hell Hole

Le Col de la Chipotte (or Chipote) is in the west of the Vosges mountains on the principal route between the towns of Rambervillers and Raon-l’Étape. 1,106 more words

Alsace

la crête des Vosges

Tout jeune il avait vu sa villa natale envahie, puis sa province mutilée il avait, suivant l’émouvante image de Jules Ferry, entendu monter derrière la crête bleue des Vosges, les lamentations des vaincus.

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Belle Époque

Not your Momma's yogurt

Hi everyone! I hope your weekend was filled with all sorts of fun. I took a trip to Whole Foods on Sunday and discovered that, suddenly, all things sweet have become savory. 597 more words

Blue Hill