Bonjour! This week’s carte postale is one I picked up during my visit to Toulouse in southwest France 🇫🇷: This is a view of the Garonne River and La ville rose (the Pink City). Shown here are two bridges: Pont Saint-Pierre (foreground) and Pont Neuf. On the bottom right are Les Abattoirs (modern art museum) … Continue reading Wednesday Postcard: Toulouse, France
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After spending a few wonderful days in Paris, I hopped on a flight to the city of Toulouse, in southwest France. Toulouse, or La Ville Rose, is the capital of the region called Occitanie and the department of Haute-Garonne.
After my visit to Airbus in Toulouse, I went to the gift shop and bought a model airplane building-block kit of the Airbus A380! It's a fun souvenir that family and friends can put together. To assemble 70 blocks and build the cute replica, it took the Girls and me only 45 minutes, which includes … Continue reading Building a Toy Airplane and Dreams
I took a tour of the Airbus final assembly site in southwest France, near the Toulouse-Blagnac airport.
One of my favorite things to do is visiting market halls and open-air farmers' markets. I love the idea that many food vendors prepare their artisan cuisine on site using fresh ingredients produced by local farmers. I appreciate the abundance and the variety. Plus, I love the possibility of making new discoveries.
Favorite memories of my trip to Paris and Toulouse, France. 🇫🇷