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Rouen, Normandy region, France

Sprawled along the River Seine is Normandy’s vibrant capital city of Rouen, that is one of France’s greatest ports.  Steeped in medieval history, Rouen’s streets have borne witness to numerous historical figures such as William the Conqueror, Richard the Lionheart and Joan of Arc who was tried, convicted and burned at the stake on-site in 1431.  552 more words


Rouen Cathedral, Rouen, Normandy region, France


“The magnificent Gothic Rouen Cathedral has the tallest church spire in France and a wealth of art, history, and architectural details.  Rouen Cathedral (La Cathédrale primatiale Notre-Dame de l’Assomption de Rouen) is one of the most impressive Gothic churches ever built.  955 more words


Dealing with distance

Dealing with distance from loved ones

I always knew that living in a different country to my son was going to be a challenge. What wasn’t clear was how long before it was just normal to be hours away rather than minutes. 342 more words

#Travel #500px : Monet's Kitchen: Blue Rouen Tiles#2 by steve_madden by steve_madden #photography#IFTTT

Another view of the kitchen at Monet’s house in Giverny, this time showing the huge stove that must have kept this kitchen quite cozy when it was fired up! 6 more words


Destination: Rouen, France

Bonjour à tous!

Alors, j’ai visité Rouen je ne sais pas combien de fois depuis je suis venue en France. Quoique j’aie déjà écrit des posts de Rouen… 448 more words


Discovering Rouen and something unexpected - Part 1

Rouen is just a ten minute drive from Barentin. For me it was actually my first time in Rouen, and my first weekend as a resident in France. 413 more words

Être de mariage

There is something special about being invited to attend a wedding in France. They even have a special locution for it. You don’t go to… 710 more words