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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts A very happy hike!
Saturday, June 07, 2014     

Hello dear Sparkfriends, The weather forecast for today for the 'West of Paris' area said that it might rain. So I decided to go East! :) And it didn't rain! I went to an area I had visited a couple of times, but I had never done this speci... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Hiking in Picardy
Saturday, May 31, 2014     

Hello dear Sparkfriends, Three weeks without a hike! No no no no way! Well... life happens. Travelling for work, dealing with a very wet weather, and trying to find solutions to various problems... Needless to say I NEEDED a hike today! ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Hiking at the Rocher du Duc
Saturday, May 10, 2014     

I wanted a completely different kind of hike yesterday. Something that would surprise me and give me a great workout. I wasn't disappointed! I went to the Rocher du ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Nursing home - hitting a wall... again...
Sunday, May 04, 2014     

Hello dear Sparkfriends, I need to open my heart again. Sorry for the rant, I know it won't be a positive blog... I am just trying to keep calm and turning to you for advice and support please. ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts A beautiful hike - with and without bluebells!
Saturday, May 03, 2014     

Hello dear Sparkfriends, I love it when my prejudices are beaten. And they were indeed about this place. Boulogne-la-Grasse. First it is an ugly name ('la Grasse' meaning 'the fat one', which relates to the fact that the soil is really rich... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Around the Parisian 'passages' with SARAWALKS (Part 2)
Sunday, April 27, 2014     

Hello dear Sparkfriends, As promised, here is Part 2 of our walk around some Parisian passages. Some of you asked me how long our walk lasted. Well, almost 5 hours! But we did some window shopping too. :) ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Around the Parisian 'passages' with SARAWALKS (Part 1)
Saturday, April 26, 2014     

Hello dear Sparkfriends, Sara (SARAWALKS) and I had such a great time hiking together 2 weeks ago we wanted to go on another hike again this weekend. But the weather forecast for the whole weekend was 'lots of rain', so we decided to go on ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts An artistic hike around Crécy-la-Chapelle
Friday, April 18, 2014     

I decided to make the most of the last gorgeous day of the week! Yesterday I took the day off to go on a hike in an area I didn't know at all, East of Paris, around Crécy-la-Chapelle. ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts A great hike with SARAWALKS
Sunday, April 13, 2014     

Meeting Sparkfriends is one of the joys of Sparkpeople! Especially when you meet Sparkfriends you have been in touch with for quite a while, across the Ocean, and especially (in my opinion) when you go hiking together! ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts A hike for wild flowers' lovers
Sunday, April 06, 2014     

Hello dear Sparkfriends! Hikes are unforgettable in the Paris area in April... there are so many flowers! ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts A castle, and woods covered with wild anemones - my routine walk
Wednesday, April 02, 2014     

Hello dear Sparkfriends! Life being a bit crazy at the moment, I have decided about 10 days ago to get into 'High Stress gear': as it is difficult to fit a hike at weekends (I will go back to my hikes though, don't worry!), I am going on da... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Alzheimer - fighting for my Mom... and rare moments of joy...
Saturday, March 22, 2014     

Hello dear Sparkfriends, I don't often post a really personal blog, I mean more personal than my hikes and travels! I wondered about sharing about this side of my life again. It is very sad, but it is a huge part of my life, and, I know, pa... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts "Redo by DRY weather"
Sunday, March 09, 2014     

Hello dear Sparkfriends, We are having the most gorgeous weekend in the Paris area (and all over France actually)! So yesterday was another wonderful, sunny hike. It was even warm! 18C (about 64F). ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Getting lost... with a smile and lots of sunshine!
Sunday, March 02, 2014     

Hello dear Sparkfriends, As I think about my hike today, I feel a bit... hmmm... what is the word I am looking for? Disappointed? Yes, maybe a little. A bit stupid too! I missed the path I was supposed to turn into and went completely the w... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The Medina and the Central Market (Tunis)
Monday, February 17, 2014     

Hello dear Sparkfriends, It is my last morning in Tunisia (North Africa), and I am so grateful for the couple of days I have spent here. I'll have to come back for my work in the future and I am glad. Tunis is a beautiful city and I met so ... Read more

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