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Happy Bastille Day....

Tomorrow is La Fête Nationale in France and as with most of France we will be celebrating and the day will finish with a fabulous display of fireworks in the village.....I cannot wait.

Leeann x


  1. Gee with everything happening in my life at the moment I had forgotton! Vive la France!

  2. What a spenldid image to celebrate Bastille Day! I hope to go out and celebrate! Enjoy your festivities!

  3. Happy Bastille day to you. We are celebrating it too here in Australia with French friends, enjoy!

  4. I love that car! Have a happy celebration!

  5. Happy Bastille day, if we could get a flight over we would!!!!
    enjoy. My husband wondered what happened to his 2CV!!!

  6. yes, I'll be down in our village tomorrow night for the dancing and the fireworks, there's a troc in the morning not far away - a good day.


  7. Happy Fete de la Bastille to all! I did a post on for my favorite holiday. My son is French and is on a motor trip of the Brittany coast this week including Deauville.

    Next year I'll be in Paris for la Bastille. Happy day to you--love the car!!

  8. Happy Bastille day, Leeann, enjoy the fireworks and celebrations.
    I love the 2CV.


  9. I had a red 2CV years ago and I loved it!
    Have a great Bastille day....
    Julie x

  10. Joyeuse FETE DE LA BASTILLE!
    Check out great pictures of the French National Festival on our FB page


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