A Tour of Normandy’s D-Day Sites


Recently Dan and I were fortunate enough to travel the historic D-Day sites of Normandy with a well-rounded and knowledgeable group of military history enthusiasts including some members of our party whose relatives had fought in the invasion. Over the three days of our tour of area museums and strategic […]

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Exploring Lyon’s Fourvière Hill

October 2015 Thinking of heading to Lyon and looking for a fun morning or afternoon outing? Just a quick (and inexpensive!) funicular ride up from Vieux Lyon lies the area of Fourvière Hill, home to the Notre-Dame Basilica, fantastic panoramic views of the city, and the site of the original Roman settlement of Lugdunum […]

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Medieval Les Baux de Provence

July 5th, 2015 After spending another lazy day by the pool in Arles, followed by dinner next to a 90 AD amphitheater, we packed up the car for our last morning in Provence and headed to the picturesque rock plateau village of Les Baux de Provence in the Alpilles region. Affording views […]

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