Hotel Trianon

On the upper level of Le Tréport, we noticed these stairs. They looked out of place, surrounded by a stunning vista but seemingly going nowhere. It turns out that they were once part of Hotel Trianon, a grand hotel turned WW1 British Military Hospital. Later, during WW11 the German forces bombed the site. All that […]

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l’Abbaye d’Ardenne Massacre

It’s Remembrance Day here in Canada and I thought I’d share with you a story that I learned while visiting Normandy, France.

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Jardin des Rosiers – Joseph-Migneret

Another trip to Paris means another delicious falafel lunch. I’m nothing if not predictable. As I always do, I headed for l’as du Fallafel and waited patiently in line for my order.

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Oradour-sur-Glane Massacre

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the Oradour-sur-Glane Massacre, one of the most horrific atrocities I’ve ever heard of.

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