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Colmar, France

The Statue of Liberty was built by Bartholdi who was born in Colmar, France. He used his mother as a model for the face. There is a round about in Colmar that has a miniature Statue of Liberty.  If we can ever find an apartment in the Doubs we will be moved before this July. I will be working my first job in France and Vilay will be working and getting ready to start school. Our lives will be back on track again. However, I will secretly miss not being able to drive to see this miniature version of ‘the Lady’ as Sweet Bear calls her. I read a book to the girls about how the Statue of Liberty was made and the lasting connect between France and America that it created.

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The rest of the pictures are of Colmar.  Colmar is a beautiful city.

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Maison Pfister

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Below is a picture of a ‘self cleaning’ toilet in a parking lot in Colmar.  After you are finished using it and shut the door it gets busy cleaning up. 

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Me in front of a fountain located in the cities park.  It was a sunny day.

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Click here to see my old pictures and posts about Colmar. 

I think my old camera’s pictures have richer color.  I am going to have to replace the cable to download the pictures so that I can start using it again.

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  • Lisa May 11, 2007, 2:10 pm

    Very beautiful. I finally purchased a digital camera. I made it a point to purchase a compact, lightweight camera so I can carry it around in my purse. But I keep forgetting to take it out and take pictures!
    I wonder if you could purchase ‘self-cleaning’ toilets for the home? I’m thinking they would be a big hit in America ;-) especially when you have little boys…of course what you really need in that case is a self-cleaning bathroom…

  • Cathy Y. May 11, 2007, 5:22 pm

    Pumpkin, we saw that miniature statue while we there, too! Great pics! By the way, I tried to use one of those public toilets and had trouble getting the door to stay closed while I was in it. Philippe had to hold it closed for me. Not sure what I was doing wrong. It’s cool how they self-clean, though.

  • Jessica May 11, 2007, 6:34 pm

    It does look really lovely. I miss France.

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