Champagne Weekend in Reims, France: The Photos
Photography by Mark Thompson
Since 2007, Reims has been linked to Paris by a TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse - or high speed train) rail link, which makes the journey from Gare de l'Est in Paris to Reims Station in approximately 45 minutes.
A long-term New Yorker and a member of New York Travel Writers Association, Mark Thompson has also lived in San Francisco, Boston, Provincetown, D.C., Miami Beach and the south of France. The author of the novels WOLFCHILD and MY HAWAIIAN PENTHOUSE, he has a PhD in American Studies and is the recipient of fellowships at MacDowell, Yaddo, and Blue Mountain Center. His work has appeared in numerous publications.