The romance of rail travel is immune to declining patronage and decaying infrastructure. Of course, riding French trains immediately ups the excitement. Ina Caro transports us accross topography and history with twenty-five daytrips that embark from Paris and venture into France's glorious past. Arranged in chronological order, Caro conducts readers to Orléans, Versailles, the Place de la Concorde, and beyond.
December 21: "Naturally, with this hobby in common, the young people saw a great deal of one another; for George was always looking in at the vicarage to ask her if she knew a word of seven letters..."