Category Archives: Churches

Boston Freedom Trail Exploring Framed by MFA and Gardner Museum

When Therese had to go to Boston for work recently, she invited me to come along.  She explained that for part of the time I would be on my own, but we would also have time to visit a museum … 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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Road Trip to Jumieges Abbey and Caudebec-en-Caux

Our day trip to the Normandy countryside was several days in the planning.  Therese handled the car rental, I printed out maps and put together the itinerary.  And it was a wonderful day, except for the driving.  To be more … Continue reading

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Saint Sofia Crypt and Sofia Archeology Museum Highlight Last Bulgaria Day

We returned to Sofia Bulgaria for one day before leaving the country to head to France for the next few weeks.  On our first day in Bulgaria, a week earlier, during the walking tour given by our friend Teddy, we … Continue reading

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Bayeux Day Trip During Three Week Rouen Residency

After two days in Rouen, we were already getting bored.  Just kidding.  But to change things up a bit, we planned out the first of two day trips, this one by train to Bayeux.  Wow, what a change from just … Continue reading

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Free Veliko Turnovo Walking Tour and Samovodska Charshia

If there was a better way to wrap up our three days in the Veliko Turnovo area than with a guided tour from Free Veliko Turnovo Walking Tours, I cannot imagine what that would be.  Our guide Plami was absolutely … Continue reading

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Arbanassi Day Trip and Drive Past Veliko Turnovo

On our first full day in the Bulgarian countryside with our friend Tedi, our agenda was not very ambitious.  Tedi had to take her car to get looked at by a mechanic for a minor problem in the morning, and … Continue reading

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