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Nov 6, 2012 - We're not in Paris any more!
We arrived in Mantes la Jolie, our docking port for our trip to Auvers-sur-Oise. Mantes dates back to the 6th century ans was destroyed 3 times within a 40 year period. From here we took an hour bus trip through the hilly country side that is classified as a National Park. There were many farms...sugar beets (Do you know it takes 9 square meters to produce 1 kilogram of sugar?), winter wheat, field corn. Our Dutch guide was the guide for the 60 Minutes crew when they did a story on Van Gogh. She lives in Auvers. Auvers-sur-Oise is the city...Jump to full entry