A Day in Provence from Lyon, Part II

After an early start in Lyon to travel by high speed train to Avignon, and spending the morning exploring that beautiful city, I had different plans for my afternoon. I had found an afternoon small group tour of Provence that would show me more of the region. I thought that would be a great way... Continue Reading →

Colmar to Lyon & a First Look at Lyon

Continuing the photos and food theme, the next leg of my journey was from Colmar, in one of the most photogenic areas of France, to what is arguably its food heart, Lyon. I said goodbye to my lovely apartment, grabbed some supplies from a local boulangerie for the trip and headed back to Colmar station.... Continue Reading →

A Day Trip to Eguisheim from Colmar

Colmar is surrounded by beautiful villages and vineyards. It is a region famous for Riesling and Gewurtztraminer wines. The villages are not far apart and my plan for the next two days was to explore them. Eguisheim is south of Colmar and not really public transport friendly. A lot of people hire cars or bicycles... Continue Reading →

Milan to Colmar

Eleven nights down and second country finished. Time to leave Italy and its incredible food. But first some early morning photos of Milan, perfect time to get a good shot of the Duomo with no one else there. Well no one but a 6am wedding photo shoot that is... Not the first 6am wedding shoot... Continue Reading →

Walking Food Tour in Milan

On a whim I booked a place on the Afternoon Food Tour with Beer tasting in Milan. It was to take place in the other area of Milan I had wanted to see, the Navigli District. I made my way down there in the late afternoon to the meeting point. It was about a 20... Continue Reading →

Milano

I had never been to Milan, but I have, for a time. wanted to photograph the Duomo. After a little more research I thought the Navigli district sounded worth a visit too. But the rest of Milan, the fashion, the shopping, nah, not for me. My next major  destination beyond Florence was Colmar, in France.... Continue Reading →

A Day Trip to Cinque Terre from Florence

My last day based in Florence was spent on a day trip with Walkabout Tours to Cinque Terre. Cinque Terre is a cluster of five picturesque villages on the Ligurian Coast of Italy. It is an incredibly popular tourist destination and I had initially thought of staying there for a few nights but nostalgia drew... Continue Reading →

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