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Mike Werner
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Dutch motorcycle travel & toursim journalist/photographer living in Normandy, France
Dutch motorcycle travel & toursim journalist/photographer living in Normandy, France

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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.…

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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??

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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…

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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?   

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…
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