Mont Saint-Michel France

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One of the places we wanted to visit during our trip to Normandy was Mont Saint Michel. There is one overwhelming reason for visiting this town on the border between Normandy and Brittany—the iconic Mont Saint-Michel Abbey which is visible from miles away, and gets more dramatic the closer you get. We joined the hordes [Read more …]

Exploring Rouen France in Normandy

Hotel de Bourgtheroulde courtyard

Although we have been to France many times, we have never explored the Normandy area. Of course, what first comes to mind (at least my mind) when thinking about the area is World War II. Well, we are off to a 3 month trip to Europe and decided to make Normandy our first stop, to [Read more …]