Thursday, October 15, 2009

Visiting Champagne

Champagne’s sweet, distinctive scent struck the moment we stepped off the train and would continue its surprise attacks as we wondered around the city of Reims in eastern France. Much smaller than Paris, with almost 200,000 inhabitants, Reims played a significant role in France’s monarchial past and continues to be called home to several champagne producers today.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Lac Inférieur

The lake, looking north along the east side, in the afternoon.