Category Archives: Rouen

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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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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Rouen Eglise Saint Maclou on the Fourth of July

The first time that Therese and I visited Rouen, in 2014, one of my great regrets was that I didn’t get to see the inside of Eglise Saint Maclou, a small church decorated in the Flamboyant Gothic style.  You see, … Continue reading

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Rouen Palais de Justice and Monument Juif or Maison Sublime

I had heard of the Monument Juif when I was making plans for our first visit to Rouen in 2014, but since it seemed inaccessible, I passed over it.  This time around, I was able to get us tickets for … Continue reading

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Rouen National Education Museum and Seafood Cioppino

On Saturday, July 2nd, the end of our first week in Rouen, France last summer, we had a rather quiet day, but we did manage to get out and visit a museum.  We had a quiet morning, eating breakfast in … Continue reading

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