My post about Mont Saint-Michel must have gotten stuck within a shoulder-width alleyway of this postcard “island” in Normandy, or perhaps it was caught in the muck that surrounds it and then washed away by the enveloping tide. Regardless, having finally realized that I didn’t share a single word about our relatively quick stay there, I … More Mont Saint-Michel, Revisited
I’ve delayed posting pictures due to issues with getting pictures from my phone, but I won’t delay further and will just add more later. Here are some photos from our France trip (click the below for slideshow)!
In front of each impeccably-maintained, white marble headstone, shaped as a cross or the Star of David, stands a small American flag and French flag. At Normandy’s American Cemetery, you’ll find 9,387 examples of this, plus many more within the Garden of the Missing, a wall that lists the names of 1500+ American soldiers whose remains … More On Memorial Day…
Another sleepless and seamless (though not without a bump or two) flight to CDG and we had arrived again in France. While waiting on our car rental, we were advised as to a little unrest in the country that may affect access to trains and fuel during our visit. I supposed we’ll deal with that … More Fleur-and-Nor-bound from CDG
I can’t honestly call myself a student of history. Whether a terrible tragedy or horrifying government, my sometimes cynical mind assumes that such events will, and often have, been repeated, even after the next generations spend school days reading about these events in their history books. But there are a few chapters of history that, … More Traveling to Experience History
With about two short months to go until our next Atlantic-hopping adventure, an itinerary framework has formed: Flight to Paris –> pick up rental car –> drive to and stay in Honfleur Visit Honfleur –> drive to Bayeux. Eat croissants. Eat shellfish. Stay two nights in Bayeux. Tour D-Day sights. Find a beach, lay on … More France: The Itinerary