Saturday, July 12, 2014

Snapshots: from Caen to Champigny

Samedi, 12 juillet.

I'm sorry that there haven't been very many updates in the last few days ... after a few days of laying low and sleeping in, I've had a couple of crazy adventures! I took an unforgettable day trip to Caen on Friday and spent today hopping between sites, visiting first the Mémorial Mont-Valérien and then the Musée de la Résistance Nationale in Champigny-sur-Marne.

In the next few days, I'll upload more -- more posts, more photos, more factoids that only I find interesting! But for now, here are some snapshots of my adventures that just work best on their own.

Stumbled across this church in Caen. Very old. Very beautiful.

View of the city -- a la fois moderne et ancienne --- from the Chateau de Caen. 

The walk to Point du Hoc.

Memorial on Omaha Beach.

Reflecting on the reflecting pool...?

Inscription inside the chapel at the American Cemetery in Normandy.


Scenes from the museum at Caen.

The eternal flame at Mont Valerien.

Checking out the view of Paris from Mont Valerien...

An exhibit at the Musee Nationale de la Resistance.


  1. You are a gifted photographer! Or should I also say photojournalist! LOVE them all!!

    1. Thank you so much! It means a lot (:

    2. I am in awe and would have shed many tears at these sites. Love you.