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Old Yesterday, 02:45 PM   #1
gagnaou OP
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Discovering a small part of France: Auvergne and its endless small roads...

This all started a couple of years ago when I was helping a couple of Inmates from the UK plan a visit to the part of France where I grew up. As I was linking small towns in mapsource using very scenic backroads, I realized that I had left the place before I really got into Adventure riding and that I needed to get back to it!

Fast forward to this spring and I emailed a couple of my riding buddies and told them that this year was the year and that I was going to make it happen! By the time the dust settled RVSparky and I were the only two who committed to the trip.

In the next couple of weeks, I'll be sharing our travel, but for now a few teaser pictures

Food:



Small villages:



Small roads:



Beautiful Scenery:





Old Stone house:




Newer Stone house:

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Old Yesterday, 03:01 PM   #2
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I'm subscribed! Beautiful... I dream of touring Europe some day.

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Old Yesterday, 03:19 PM   #3
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Aaaah, l'Auvergne! Subscribed!

Et vive les bougnats!
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Old Yesterday, 03:43 PM   #4
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My standard program for a vacation in France has always been: 1st week in Paris (naturalment!). The next 1-2 weeks are spent out in the countryside. So far I've explored Paris/Alsace, Paris/Burgundy, & Paris/Haute Savoy. I'm going again next spring & I'm looking for a good place to base myself & explore after Paris. I've been thinking Brittany, but your 1st pictures may have moved Auvergne up the possibles list.
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Old Yesterday, 03:54 PM   #5
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Cool stuff!
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Old Yesterday, 06:15 PM   #6
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