Photos of Mont-Saint-Michel, France

It was just about one year ago that theTravelersketcher and I visited Mont-Saint-Michel in Normandy, right before the travel ban went into effect. Because of the cold weather and fear of COVID, the village was mostly empty, a rare occurrence for this popular destination. You can read more about that visit here. This beautiful place... Continue Reading →

Photos From France

I had intended to write about les cheteaux in the Loire Valley today, but jet lag got the better of me, so I'll share a few photos instead. We got home just yesterday and had a wonderful time. This was our seventh trip to France, and again, we found the people to be warm, friendly,... Continue Reading →

Mont Saint Michel, France

The medieval village of Mont Saint Michel has a rich and interesting history that dates back to 708 when the Archangel Michael appeared to Saint-Aubert, the Bishop of Avranches. His request was that the Bishop build a sanctuary in his name. The first church was built in 966, by a group of Benedictine Monks. Construction... Continue Reading →

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