First day – leaving Alberobello The sight of four 60 something year old cyclists hovered over the handlebars, each offering an animated interpretation of the directions provided by our GPS must have amused the farmers passing by on their tractors.
The Air France flight from Paris tips gently one last time before touching ground in Marseille. The green water of the Mediterranean glistens out our window. Since 2012 we have been passengers on this flight to the small and easy
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The monuments of Paris are only one hundred miles (160 km) directly north of the forests and ponds found in this rural area of France. The noise of the city is replaced by the whoosh generated by the wings of
The garden of La Couronne, overlooking the Foret de Retz, is only 90 km from Paris. The drive from the airport Charles de Gaulle is about an hour over a national highway and smaller roads through forest, countryside and villages.
The Western Front stretched from the English Channel to Switzerland. By 1917, the 700 km of terrain between these two landmarks had been pulverized by three years of war. America had been affected by having its ships sunk, but