Tags » Tgv

Monday Motorway Music™, October 16 - Things That Happen While Travelling

All that traveling is getting seriously in the way of both writing and keeping track of what happens where… ;)

The picture above represents an oddity of sorts – the base is a pretty regular self-print TGV train ticket. 95 more words

Motorway Music™ List

Alstom, du genou en terre au second pied dans la tombe, dernière victime en date de l'étrange défaite économique française

Alstom Transport passe sous pavillon Siemens … ça c’est fait … en attendant le ramassage de la SNCF par Deutsche Bahn ?

L’exil de ce qu’il restait d’Alstom (en gros un atelier de la SNCF, après la déconnexion des télécom, la rupture des amarres des chantiers navals, et l’abandon de l’électricité) n’est, ni une surprise, ni vraiment un crève-coeur, tant le deuil de l’industrie en général, et des “fleurons” de l’économie en particulier, est fait depuis longtemps, en France. 373 more words

Postcard from Paris: Part I

My beloved and I decided to celebrate 40 years’ of married bliss with a long week-end in Paris, the most romantic city in the world. While I’ve been fortunate to traverse much of the city on foot and visit all its major monuments and museums, my beloved has not. 498 more words

Travel

France - Alsace - Strasbourg

Besides visiting Paris, I like to make a side trip to another city in France. We decided to visit Alsace in northeastern France since it is a two hours’ train ride from Paris and December is the perfect time for visiting Alsace. 620 more words

Transportation

How to Ride the Train to Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris is located in Marne la Vallée, about 25 miles from the center of Paris. There are two different rail options to get to the park, and which one you choose depends on where you’re coming from. 917 more words

Day 11: Gordes

We said au revoir à Paris this am. We headed south to Lorgues. Though nothing we ever do is straight forward it seems.

We took the TGV from Gare de Lyon to Avignon. 403 more words

Travel