BikeAbout the Mediterranean: France


BikeAbout-the Mediterranean was a nine-month, 11,000-kilometer circumnavigation of the Mediterranean Sea... by bicycle. The BikeAbout team visited France from October 15, 1997 to October 16, 1997 and from June 1, 1998 to June 10, 1998. To read about what happened, see any of the following trip dispatches:

bulletOctober 12-16, 1997, Malaga, Spain, to Marseille, France
Topics: rail travel, tourism
bulletMay 31 - June 1, 1998, Valbonne, France
Topics: tapenade (food), Monaco, Grimaldi family, French Riviera, more rain, Menton, Côte d'Azur, Monaco, Cannes
bulletJune 2-3, 1998, Marseille, France
Topics: French cheese (food), Collège Internationale de Valbonne, Sophia-Antipolis, stereotypes, Massif de l'Esterei, Cogolin, Toulon, team cycling etiquette
bulletJune 4, 1998, Marseille, France
Topics: bouillabaisse (food), exchange networks, Association DIA (Dialogues and Initiatives), Maison Orangina, Corsica, Marseille, French colonial and political influence around the world
bulletJune 5, 1998, Marseille, France
Topics: cassoulet (food), langue d'oc versus langue d'oïl, Association DIA, Marseille, history
bulletJune 6-7, 1998, Aigues-Mortes, France
Topics: pierrade (food), wildlife, environment, Crusades, Arles, Roman Empire, Rhône
bulletJune 8-9, 1998, Béziers, France
Topics: oysters (food), Football/Soccer (HISTORY), the World Cup, Montpellier

In addition to reading these dispatches, we encourage you to visit these resources:

bulletBikeAbout France Scrapbook
Photos and sounds gathered by the BikeAbout team; maps of French coast.
bulletAbout France
Basic facts about France's government, economy, and people; links to other sources of information on the 'Net. Compiled by BikeAbout.

BikeAbout Itinerary & Journal Discussion Groups Resource Library eDscape Projects BikeAbout Scrapbook
Discussions Resource

About BikeAbout Mediterranean Journey BikeAbout Partners

I-LinkInternet access and Web hosting while in France were provided by I-Link.

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