Saturday, November 30, 2013

More…stairs

More stairs!?!

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Hard to leave

Permanent lodging available.

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Friday, November 29, 2013

All mine, mon cherie

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Brave souls

Quicksand, 40-foot tides, gotta be brave out there on the Couesnon flats. Or have a trusty guide.

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Not water, not land

Big muddy at Mont St. Michele.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

They're back

Life is good on Mont St. Michele.

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The day begins

The first faint stirring of tourists to come.

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Monday, November 25, 2013

Whose castle, again?

This place has eyes.

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Wha…top stairs?!?

Sunday, November 24, 2013

The gates

Visa and Mastercard accepted.

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Dis be da place

Disney for adults.

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Saturday, November 23, 2013

Earthy battleship

Sitting on a big rock at the mouth of the Couesnon River, Le Mont Saint Michel.

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They call the wind Maria

And the call the windmill Tom Cruise.

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Thursday, November 21, 2013

It took a bunch of them

That's MR. Sherman to you.

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Yonder lies England

The site of the beginning of the end.

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A fixer upper

Never mind the shell holes.

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The German view

Picturesque, not so much.

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A view from the bunker

Eyes were watching lo these many years ago.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

The seawall

A lot of soldiers never got farther.

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Swords

Memorial on Omaha Beach.

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Omaha Beach

Not quite peak season.

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Normandy maneuvers

The army marches, as usual.

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

The road to the beaches

A bit tight, here.

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A little of this, a little of that

500 years of brick and stone.

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Monday, November 18, 2013

House on the hill

Best view in town.

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La femme et la mer

What's for dinner?

Fruits de mer without a doubt.

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Old enough for ya?

Going medieval at the Lieutenance.

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The Lieutenance

Home to the King's Lieutenant, part fort, part city gate.

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Sunday, November 17, 2013

Waterside

Fewer fishing boats, more yachts.

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Thursday, November 14, 2013

Harborside

Mussels et frites, monsieur?

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Where the Seine meets the channel

Honfleur remains calm.

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Monday, November 11, 2013

What's to eat

Food truck, Norman style.

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Hoist the sails, mate

A quick trip around the Channel, maybe?

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Thursday, November 07, 2013

Vacationing, Norman style

Taking in the Deauville sights.

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Wednesday, November 06, 2013

The mechanic fairy will fix this

Put it on you AAA account.

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Bells may ring

And good eats at the city diner.

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Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Decorator heaven

A wedding cake kind of town.

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