C is for Canoeing

In this installation of our biweekly Alphabet series, I’m taking you on a canoe trip on the Dordogne River. Grab your lifejacket, and let’s get going!

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B is for Bayeux Cathedral

In this installation of our biweekly Alphabet series, I’m sharing with you some photos taken at Bayeux Cathedral – or Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Bayeux.

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The Things You Learn On Holidays

While looking at the impressive facade of Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral, I noticed this headless statue holding its head and wondered its significance.

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Bény-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery

As part of our Canadian D-Day tour in Normandy, we visited the Bény-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery. This is the final resting place of Canadian soldiers killed during the early stages of the Battle of Normandy in WWII.

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Juno Beach Centre

The Canadian landings on the Juno Beach Sector of the Normandy coast were one of the most successful operations carried out on D-Day, 6 June 1944. Yet it wasn’t until 60 years later that the Juno Beach Centre opened to honour the sacrifice of those young Canadian men and women who fought alongside Allied forces […]

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Le Tréport Beach

Pebbly and surrounded by high cliffs, the beach at Le Tréport is typical of the seaside towns along Côte d’Albâtre. We arrived at dinnertime, so there weren’t too many people around. That, combined with cloudy sky, made it feel quite moody. I really like these beach huts, which can apparently be rented during the Summer […]

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