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Rouen, France : sunset on the city of hundred spires

Last Saturday, as I woke up around 5 a.m. to go and take some pictures of Paris at sunrise, I eventually found myself short of new places to photograph, and thought it would be nice to go somewhere else than Paris for a change. 376 more words


Les Passeurs de Lumière - Rouen Salon de Tourisme

This week Rouen represents France for the International Convention of Tourism after hotly contesting and defeating all other cities in France to welcome thousands of Tour Operators from around the world and give them a taste of France. 278 more words

Living In France

Travels With Stanley (Folkestone to Rouen)

My Dear Beloved Reader,

I thought it was about time to put finger to keyboard and attempt to capture our travels from the UK to Marbella in southern Spain. 208 more words


Retribution: Chapter Nineteen

It was a rainy afternoon and Charles saw nothing better than to take a nap.
The air in the bedroom was warm, dry, and heavy. Adèle was taking a bath in the bathroom off of the bedroom and chattering on the telephone with Charlotte. 7,452 more words


Which Way Stairs

This staircase is in the Gothic cathedral in Rouen, Normandy, a part of France that takes your breath away. This is for “Cee’s Which Way Challenge.”


Cathedrals of northern France part 2: Rouen

Visiting the churches, basilicas and cathedrals of Gothic northern Europe can be an intoxicating experience, and one can find oneself drugged into excessive panegyric. One recalls the excessive gushing of early 19th century writers and artists over the Romantic Middle Ages, with their knights in shining armor, courteous chivalry, and ladies in distress: Strawberry Hill, La Belle Dame sans Merci, Ivanhoe, et al. 1,526 more words