After pretty close to 24 hours of travel, we finally made it to our Airbnb in Bayeux in Normandy, France. We are pretty exhausted but not too tired to oooh and aahhh at the view from our front window. Allow me to present to you the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Bayeux, consecrated in 1077 with William the Conqueror and Matilda of Flanders in attendance. I do love me some old cathedrals […]
Posts on getting there, being there, and getting back home again. Oh, and also some tips on the logistics of travel as I discover new things that make travel more enjoyable.
Spent a lovely day at Keukenhof Gardens in Amsterdam but sadly missed prime tulip season. They did have a really nice flower show there and although flower shows aren’t really my thing, the displays were amazing. Check out my other pics and posts on Amsterdam!
he Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Strasbourg (aka, the Strasbourg Cathedral). It was originally built in 1015 and later destroyed by fire. The present cathedral was completed in 1284. The spire was added in 1439 and was the tallest in Christendom for four centuries.
Isn’t it gorgeous?
Several years ago, I stayed at a resort in Cyprus and fell in love with a small chest that sat on the bedside table. Open the lid and you see a map of the room with little buttons that let me turn on and off all the lights in the room and the fan, all without getting out of bed. This time, I’m in Copenhagen and my room features a […]