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Rouen: 24 horas en el norte de Francia

¡Casi me olvido de Rouen! La capital de Normandía fue mi última escapada en el país galo. Llevaba semanas buscando combinaciones de tren, coches… (no hay autobuses que cubran el recorrido París-Rouen, y eso que están a hora y media de distancia)., pero nada parecía cuadrar. 308 more words



We had arrived in France as part of the British Expeditionary Force, but we were still raw recruits.  We had had no proper training for the job we were to do.  682 more words

Royal Engineers

60 housing units in Rouen

Collaboration within Atelier DCCP Architectes.

Task: project collaborator in PRO phase.

Project facts (FR): 8 more words


The Rescue Squad

We sailed through the night passing the Isle of Wight and arrived at Le Havre at daybreak.  There were hundreds of us, all part of the British Expeditionary Force preparing the ground for others to follow.  690 more words

Royal Engineers

The armistice at Verdun by F. H. Geake

Since P Company had spent most of the war in and around the Ypres Salient, it was perhaps fitting that in the last few days we should be sent to that other world-famed centre of warlike activity, Verdun. 913 more words

Down and Hot in Paris and London (with apologies to George Orwell) Part II


As I noted at the end of Part I of this post, my family and I—traveling in France and the U.K. during the summer of 1995–departed Paris and headed for Normandy in our rented Peugeot. 703 more words


Étang Neuf, Neuilly-sur-Eure, Orne Department, Thursday 23rd October 2014

We have enjoyed five fabulously lazy days at this marvellous and peaceful carp fishing lake just north west of Chartres and it is with a heavy heart that we’ve just packed all the bulky stuff prior to our departure tomorrow. 474 more words