Category Archives: Museums

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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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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Café Le Metropole and Rouen Musee des Beaux-arts

Therese and I were already approaching the end of our first week in France as we made our way over to Rouen’s major art museum, the Musee des Beaux-arts, on Friday, July 1st.  We had a couple things to do … 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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Rouen Ceramics Museum and Palais des Thes and Dame Cakes

Having spent a full day in Bayeux the day before, we got an early start on our fourth day in Rouen, a Thursday.  In the afternoon, we took a bus over to the Musee des Beaux-arts stop, and walked past … Continue reading

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Dairy Free Weekend in Providence Rhode Island

We were very thrilled to spend Veterans Day weekend in Providence, Rhode Island.  I don’t remember what originally compelled us to want to visit Providence – perhaps the fact that whenever we ride Amtrak to Boston, we go through it, … 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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