Tag Archives: Honfleur

Five on Friday 6

My recommendations for Honfleur, a charming town not far from Trouville-Deauville, are based on my most recent trip and one that I made seven years ago. Walk everywhere – Honfleur itself is the principal attraction. Stroll around the port! But … Continue reading

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Un Boudin

The musée Jacquemart-André always has interesting temporary exhibits. From March 22 to July 22, 2013, the exhibit will feature Normandy artist Eugène Boudin. This is the first exhibit of the work of “the king of skies” in Paris since 1899. … Continue reading

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Couper les ponts

The Pont Normandie opened for business on January 20, 1995. At the time, it was the largest cable-stayed bridge in the world at over 2,000 meters long, a record it held for nine years. The upside-down Y pylons were made … Continue reading

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Plus je connais les hommes, plus j’admire les chiens

Composer Éric Alfred Leslie Satie was born on May 17, 1866. He went by Erik Satie later in life, the first of many changes he would make to his identity. His most famous composition is probably Gymnopédie No. 1, a … Continue reading

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