Category Archives: France

Overnights at Hotel Astor Saint Honoré in Paris

During our long lovely holiday in Bulgaria and France last summer, there were three occasions on which we stopped in Paris on our way from one place to another.  Each time we spent an overnight on Saturday going into Sunday, … Continue reading

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Rouen’s La Walsheim, Le Rocher and Chicken Normandy

The benefit of staying at our Rouen apartment (or gite), Au Petit Robec, was two-fold.  On the one hand, its location was perfect, with many good restaurants very close by like Le Rocher and La Walsheim.  On the other hand, … Continue reading

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Père Lachaise Cemetery on Our Last Day in France

After a month of days in Europe, first in Bulgaria, then in France, our time away had finally come to a close.  We had part of one last day in Paris, before we boarded an afternoon flight back to New … Continue reading

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Musee Jacquemart-André and King Falafel in Paris

Our time in France was coming to an end.  We got up early on Saturday, July 16th, rode the train from Rouen to Paris’s Saint Lazare station, and saw our friend Faith to a taxi to take her to the … Continue reading

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Rouen Natural History Museum on Rue Beauvoisine

On one of our days having lunch at La Rose des Vents Snack, the co-owner of the restaurant Frederic gave us a tip on a museum that we hadn’t yet seen, the Natural History Museum.  He explained that part of … Continue reading

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La Rose des Vents Snack and William Klein Exhibit at St-Ouen Church

On Thursday July 7th we once again had a quiet morning.  After all, the previous day was a very ambitious one, a road trip to 3 towns in the Seine River valley.  But after relaxing and getting our act together … Continue reading

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Marche Saint Marc Rouen and White Sausage Leek Potato Tart

Thus far, in talking about our time in Rouen, I have been indulging the “traveler” side of my dual blogging nature.  That is, I have been mostly talking about the cultural richness we experienced there – the churches, museums, quaint … Continue reading

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