Tufa Stone and Troglodytes

August 9, 2016
By Dan Friesen on August 9, 2016 The Loire Valley is now pretty much behind us. We just arrived late into our hotel in the Chartres area, setting us up… Read More

Beauty of Loire Valley

August 7, 2016
By Dan Friesen on August 7, 2016 We arrived in the Loire Valley Friday night a bit overwhelmed with the options this place affords. Over 40 major chateaux dot the… Read More

Alternate Route at Mont Saint-Michel

August 4, 2016
By Dan Friesen on August 4, 2016 On a brighter note, Roger and I were not satisfied with the alternative walk we planned for the mudflats crossing to Mont Saint-Michel,… Read More

D-Day Beaches of Normandy

August 4, 2016
By Dan Friesen on August 4, 2016 We left Bayeux this morning to explore the D-Day beaches of Normandy. This is an experience that tests the mind and strains the… Read More

A day tour planning in Normandy

August 3, 2016
By Dan Friesen on August 3, 2016 It was a relatively quiet day of tour planning here in Normandy. Roger and I spent the morning working on walk docs –… Read More

Hiking the Alabaster Coast

August 2, 2016
By Dan Friesen on August 2, 2016 We spent most of the day yesterday in the Pays d’Auge region of Normandy. Pays d’Auge is a part of the Calvados département… Read More

Mont Saint-Michel and Churchill’s Little Brother

July 31, 2016
By Dan Friesen on July 31, 2016 Roger and I had a great day in the vicinity of Mt Saint-Michel, the #2 visited site in all of France. It’s a… Read More

Walking the Isle of Jersey

July 29, 2016
By Dan Friesen on July 29, 2016 It’s been a fast-paced few days of planning here in France. Looking over the English Channel from La Fret Pt We have actually… Read More