Paris has just opened Mediatheque Francoise-Sagan…the capitol’s 2nd largest (@ 4K m2). The facility has 77K books & 10K CD’s and other impressive stats and services*. BUT!  The real story for me is its history…long, long ago in the early swirling mists of French history the area where the Mediatheque stands was a farm, ..long […]

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Visiting France/Paris? Cool website lists 100’s of FREE outdoor’ish kinda things to do… Hikes, Forests..in French but navigable (esp w/Google Translate). As my rather savvy best friend quips…..“any moron can pay”!  I’m here if you’ve questions.  Have yet to master adding URL in the FLASH box, so please cut & paste! http://www.aev-iledefrance.fr/loisirs-nature/nos-parcours-en-foret  

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