Subject: Re: Around Paris
Hi Paolo,

If I were starting in Paris and wanting to tour nearby, I would have to be strongarmed into going anywhere other than Champagne. It is a beautiful part of the world, apart from its obvious liquid attractions. Just to wander the narrow winding back roads - without a map - and to relax and enjoy the countryside is a joy.

But then you may have spent time there already and be on the lookout for something new to you.

The Loire is also full of interesting places and sights. Is that too far away for you?

Regards, Joan Sydney, Australia