Vezelay, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, and famous for its Chardonnay and Pinot Noir

Originally posted on michaelevansphotographerblog:
This delightful hilltop town was originally established in approximately the 9th century, the location being naturally very defensible. The Basilica of St Magdelene is also a designated World Heritage Site, and while beautiful I only photographed it from the rear as sadly the front was (like so many of the buildings…

Benedictine Abbey in Jumieges: How Not to Die of Hunger, Examining It

  The way of tourists’ nourishment in France has one interesting feature: either it does not work at all, or the operating hours are very inconvenient for tourists. Just imagine: you’re a Chinese tourist, who decided to come to Normandy to the town of Jumieges by himself in order to have a look on the… Read More Benedictine Abbey in Jumieges: How Not to Die of Hunger, Examining It