Rouen is an easy day trip from Paris by train. Rouen is the capital of the Normandy area. It became the capital in the 10th century. Rouen has an amazing cathedral, Notre Dame Rouen, built in the 12th century. The town and cathedral have been under siege many times but most recently it was bombed […]
Paris is filled with color. Everywhere you look there are colorful flowers, awnings, macarons and street art. Join me for a photo tour in blue. Evening Sky Art Bright Sky Churches and Buildings Museums and Stores Misc.
Over the past few years, there have been heatwaves in Europe. Temperatures have gone up to 102 degrees on a few of the days I was in Paris. In New York there is air conditioning everywhere. That’s not the case in Paris. It’s not every day, or year, that it hovers around 100 degrees. I […]
Château de Vincennes is located on the far east edge of Paris. It is the last stop on the Metro 1 line and a stop on the RER A train. I, of course, started my visit by going the long way around the outside of the entire place. Instead of staying straight on the main […]