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Mike Werner
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As every year, the Ferris wheel for Christmas is being installed in front of the City Hall of Le Havre.  Anyone want to go in one during the ice cold winter??
As every year, the Ferris wheel for Christmas is being installed in front of the City Hall of Le Havre. Anyone want to go in one during the ice cold winter??...
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Currently at the railway station of Le Havre, testing remote blogging, including photos.  I hope it works. Do you like the photo?   
Currently at the railway station of Le Havre, testing remote blogging, including photos. I hope it works. Do you like the photo? ...
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Caen - Some Of Its Churches #Abbey #Caen #Churches #Normandy #Medieval #Monastery #Monuments #WilliamtheConqueror

Caen is also known as the “city of 100 church bells” and as the name says, there are a lot of churches, abbeys and monasteries in this former royal city. William the Conqueror, who lived and reigned here, had several built (and the enormous…
Several of the churches and Abbey of Caen, many built between the 10th and 15th century.
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Marseilles - Tips #Marseilles #Restaurants #Tips #Boats #Castles #Food #Fortress #Island #Monuments #Museums #Ports

Transport Getting There By Car From Paris: A7 and A7 autoroute. Distance is 775 km which will take you some 7 hours of straight driving. From Cherbourg: Several way (via Paris, via Nantes/Bordeaux and via Tours). Between 1100 and 1300 kms, 10 to 12 hours…
Here's what you can do, what you can see and how to get to Marseille.
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Marseilles - Introduction #Coted'Azur #Introduction #Beach #Boats #Castles #Churches #Food #Fortress #Harbours

Marseilles is France’s 2nd largest city in population (over 800,000 inhabitants in the city), and France’s biggest harbour. It is also one of the oldest dwellings in France, with cave painting found dating back 30,000 years BC. It doesn’t get any older…
Marseilles is France's 2nd largest city and their biggest harbour. It's an economic powerhouse with some very old history (30,000 BC).
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Caen - The World War II Memorial #Caen #Normandy #WWII #Memorial #Monuments #Museums #Tips #Whattodo #WorldWarII

If there’s one thing to be seen in Caen, it’s the Memorial. No kidding, even if you’re not in the region, it’s worth a side trip. And for all of you visiting the D-Day debarkation beaches, you’ll need to pass through Caen anyway, so stop here.…
A close look at the WWII Memorial of Caen, a must visit for anyone. It's not a museum, but a very well designed Memorial of the Second World War, explaining why the war happened, what happened during the war, and what happened after the war.
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Caen - The Fortress/Castle #Normandy #Castles #Fortress #Churches #Medieval #Museums #Tips #Whattodo

The fortress and castle of Caen (known as the “Chateau Ducal”, the Duke’s Castle) was ordered to be built by William the Conqueror, together with two Abbeys (one of men, the other for women – click here for more photos and information). William had become…
The castle/fortress of Caen is one of the biggest in Europe. Made by William the Conqueror in the 11th century, it still stands big and proud after centuries of attacks.
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First Blog entry of this site #Blog #France #Normandy

I’ve added a blog portion to the Travel France site, so you know what’s coming next. That’s because I plan to hit the road often enough to visit parts of France, and this takes time. Furthermore, via this blog, you can follow activities in France that you…
I've added a blog portion to the Travel France site, so you know what's coming next. That's because I plan to hit the road often enough to visit parts of France, and this takes time.
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#Caen - Introduction #Castles #Churches #Fortress #Abbey #Introduction #Medieval #Monastery #Monuments #Museums

Caen is one of those cities you can have a problem understanding or coming to grips with. The 110,000 people city is a medium sized city dating back to the beginnings of the Iron Age, but the first real settlements where to be found in the 1st century AC.…
Caen, city of William the Conqueror, is a main part of Normandy's history, including WWII. But you end up with mixed feelings of this city.
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Marseilles - Chateau d'If #Castles #Fortress #Marseilles #Chateau #Chateaud'If #Harbours #Island #Medieval #Monuments

No visit to Marseilles is complete without a visit to the famous, even notorious, fortress called Chateau d’If (it’s like visiting Paris and not seeing the Eiffel Tower). For those of you who do not know what this castle represents, let me remind you of a…
The Chateau d'If, a French equivalent of Alcatraz, is a prison island close to Marseilles and the setting of the famous book The Count of Monte Cristo. A visit to marseilles is never complete without a visit to this island.
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Tour De France - What to expect when attending this epic race? #Bicycles #Cycling #TourdeFrance #Events #Whattodo

The biggest single sports event in France, even in the word, is the prestigious  bicycle race named the “Tour De France“. There are very few people who will not have heard of the “Tour”, even in the remotest villages in the world. Considered as the most…
The Tour de France cyclist race is famous all over the world. Many have seen in on TV, but what is it like to be there? Here's what you can expect if you ever want to go to this epic event.
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Motorcycle and Travel & Tourism Journalist
Skills
Photo, Writing, Travel
Employment
  • Motorbiker
    Motorcycle Journalist, 2015
  • SITA
    Director
  • Westinghouse Electric
    Consultant
  • Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems
    Systems Engineer
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Vinnemerville, France
Previously
Punta Gorda, FL, USA - Santiago, Chile - Amsterdam, The Netherlandz - Dublin, Ireland - Tehran, Iran - Beersheba, Israel - Kuwait - 22 countries in the world
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Dutch motorcycle travel & toursim journalist/photographer living in Normandy, France
Introduction
I'm Dutch, working as a freelance motorcycle travel & tourism journalist and photographer, living in France. I run the Travel in France Tips site (http://TravelFrance.Tips).
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Married an Irish woman
Education
  • Universidad de Chile
    Engineering
  • Institute Blankestein
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