Subject: Re: Back from France too!
We too just returned from a month in France. We left May 29 and returned June 30. Our trip was wonderful. One week in the Dordogne--we rented a small 400 year old cottage and took day trips with our rental car to all the wonderful sights and markets in our area. We were located in the Perigord Noir. Confit and cassoulet--wonderful! Then my husband and I turned the rental car in at Nimes Airport and picked up a self-drive boat (rented through Blue Crown Line) in the vicinity of Arles and sailed for two weeks through the Camarque region and the Canal du Midi ending in Castelnaudary--just short of Toulouse. Hopped a train to Paris where we rented a small apartment in the St. Michel area. Perfect for seeing Paris using the Metro and RER. When it was time to return home to the US we simply walked out of our apartment to the RER St. Michel station (a 2 minute walk) and took the train straight to the airport for our Air France flight home. The weather was fine the whole month. A little bit of rain in the beginning but nothing to change our plans. We' re leaving for USA Southwest at the end of August for two months and then it's the holidays. I'm already planning a trip to Ireland next June and will incorporate a one week boat trip in our itinerary. But that's another story.

With kindest regards to all, Jane, Boca Raton