Author Archives: rtminfrance
A long time ago I met some French tourists on a boat on Lake Titicaca, fellow trekkers headed from the Peruvian town of Puno for an overnight visit to the island of Taquile. They said their trip was about to … Continue reading
Like many of our vacation rides, we decided our destination the morning we left, as we’re packing bags and pumping tires. This time our starting point depended on where we could get tickets for on short notice. Only some TGVs take … Continue reading
One Sunday in October 2007 we left our apartment in Lille to ride north to Belgium. A windmill on the main highway. Across the border at Menen, I detached the trailgator once we got on the bike path … Continue reading
On a cold April 13, 2008, when we lived in Lille, I rode out past the town of Hem to see the Paris-Roubaix come by on the 260km race’s penultimate section of pavés. Those are the brutal cobblestones that the Hell … Continue reading
Weiss Beers sitting outside at the bottom of the Passage du Pont aux Biches in the third. Waiting for the Beast to open on Rue Meslay. Real barbecue brisket, pulled pork, ribs and cole slaw, on July 4, pecan pie, … Continue reading
St. Germain-en-Laye, Yvelines, rue de la Big Fountain, near the hospital, across from a school, in the room that I work in.
CM took this from his convertible, thunderbird, at the base of Linda Vista hill…on a chilly Florida morning.