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A Day in Nimes

We took a train from Lyon to Nimes and arrived in time for lunch.  Nimes is in Provence, and the city’s textile industry is famous for its blue cloth (from Nimes – “de Nimes” – hence Denim) that was used … Continue reading

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Joshua Tree National Park

This winter, while we were in Palm Desert, CA, we took a day trip to Joshua Tree National Park. The park is almost 800,000 acres. Most of it lies in a transition zone between the Colorado and Mojave deserts. We … Continue reading

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