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Old 12-09-2004, 12:14 PM   #61
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Ok special illustrated report for RogiFan88, coz I keep my promises!!!! And for all the others who are interested of course.

This is a mix of pics from an area in France called Auvergne. It's situated right in the middle of our beautiful country! It's a volcanic region.

N°1 those are ancient volcanoes
N°2 the Aspin pass
N°3 general pic of the mounts of Auvergne
N°4 the famous Tourmalet pass (famous coz of the Tour de France)
N°5 a pic of Lance Armstrong in the Tourmalet pass

My next report will be on Brittany!
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Old 12-09-2004, 03:33 PM   #62
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Rosie, thanks for your kind words! I live now exactly in Praha and to be honest living here makes it look a bit "ordinary". But when I was in USA and saw a pic of Prague Castle on TV it made me almost cry.....that´s it - you miss it when you don´t have it.
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Old 12-09-2004, 03:37 PM   #63
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Merci, Choupi! C'est le Massif Central?
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Yes the Auvergne area is situated in the Massif Central.
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Let's have a look at our Brittany.

N°1 Belle-Ile-En-Mer
N°2 Loctudy
N°3 Benodet
N°4 the Isle of Ouessant
N°5 Paimpol
N°6 Groix
N°7 Penmarch (the architecture of the houses is very typical of Brittany)
N°8 PontAven
N°9 Quiberon
N°10 Vannes

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Rosie, thanks for your kind words! I live now exactly in Praha and to be honest living here makes it look a bit "ordinary". But when I was in USA and saw a pic of Prague Castle on TV it made me almost cry.....that´s it - you miss it when you don´t have it.
That is so true! I travel a lot and I enjoy it - but nothing beats the sight of the sun rising over the River Thames with the Palace of Westminster and "Big Ben" in the distance- well, not in my opinion anyway!
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Merci, merci, Choupi! Quelle beaute naturelle... je crois que bcp de Canadiens-Francais ont des ancetres bretons!

What nenadeSergio says is so true: for me, being from N American, I love to visit Europe or UK [so far] because they are so much older and have so much history and culture and tradition -- it's always an adventure for me!

Rosie, you know what I love about UK? The countryside and the tiny villages that you can just walk through -- so peaceful and tranquil and beautiful!!
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Merci, merci, Choupi! Quelle beaute naturelle... je crois que bcp de Canadiens-Francais ont des ancetres bretons!
You're welcome! Well I think it has sthg to do with our celtic roots...
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Merci, merci, Choupi! Quelle beaute naturelle... je crois que bcp de Canadiens-Francais ont des ancetres bretons!

What nenadeSergio says is so true: for me, being from N American, I love to visit Europe or UK [so far] because they are so much older and have so much history and culture and tradition -- it's always an adventure for me!

Rosie, you know what I love about UK? The countryside and the tiny villages that you can just walk through -- so peaceful and tranquil and beautiful!!
Thanks for your nice words about UK RogiFan88 If course it isn't all tranquil and beautiful - we have our fair share of ghastly industrial cities too- I just try to avoid them. Sorry if this has been asked before but what part of N. America are you from?
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Let me have a guess...Are you from Québec?
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Sorry, when I made my illustrated report on Brittany, I forgot a very famous site and I'm ashamed since I've noticed it!!!!!

So here are 2 pics of the Mont St Michel, a famous abbey, totally surrounded by the sea. I've been there once and I must say it is very beautiful. The view from the top of the site is simply marvellous... especially when the weather is friendly. Well I've had that chance so...
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Choupi, I love anything Celtic, like Bretagne, Galicia, GB...

Mont St-Michel -- I've been to the British version, St. Michael's Mount.

Nope, not from Quebec... check out the weird photo I posted earlier... I can't find a decent pic without giving away the place I live in.

Yeah, Rosie, I know there are industrial places too -- mostly in the Midlands?? or Glasgow [altho it's cleaned up a bit now w the hip galleries, etc. and of course, deep-fried curried haggis, a specialty!!].

Yuk, it's raining cats and dogs today... blahhhh. Back to boring work.
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Choupi, I love anything Celtic, like Bretagne, Galicia, GB...
Mont St-Michel -- I've been to the British version, St. Michael's Mount.
Nope, not from Quebec... check out the weird photo I posted earlier... I can't find a decent pic without giving away the place I live in.
Well your pic is not very convincing... Please, give me some more clue!
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Choupi, I love anything Celtic, like Bretagne, Galicia, GB...

Mont St-Michel -- I've been to the British version, St. Michael's Mount.

Nope, not from Quebec... check out the weird photo I posted earlier... I can't find a decent pic without giving away the place I live in.

Yeah, Rosie, I know there are industrial places too -- mostly in the Midlands?? or Glasgow [altho it's cleaned up a bit now w the hip galleries, etc. and of course, deep-fried curried haggis, a specialty!!].

Yuk, it's raining cats and dogs today... blahhhh. Back to boring work.
Yes - mostly in the Midlands and the North - Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Bolton, Blackburn Glasgow is actually a beautiful city though some of the towns around it are not so nice. And thinking of Glaswegian food - ever tried deep-fried Mars Bars by the way Suprisingly no rain here tonight - we must have sent it all to you! But it is very cold- guess it will snow again tonight.
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like the thread!!!!

well I thought I'll post a few pics too. Me from Bulgaria!...so these are of Sofia and other regions....Really enjoyed your places guys!!! I will visit all of 'em one day!!!

1- Pancharevo; 2- Rila mountain; 3- Rila monastery; 4- Black sea;5- Sofia
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