Hotel des Carmes
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... Inside length: 137m
West front length: 62m
Central knae height: 28m
Maximum height of spire from the ground: 151m
Weight of the cast iron spire: approx 99 metric tons
Wrought iron has obviously played an important role in this city's history. I never made it the museum but upon reading about it, there are whole sections dedicated to wrought iron, its manufacture, development and use.
... just drinking in the story of this unique young lady .
Outside the church, located in Market Square, a 30 metre cross marks the place where Joan of Arc was burnt alive on 30th May, 1431. She was nineteen years old.
With ignorance, I must confess that, until prior to my visit to Rouen, my knowledge of Joan of Arc has been gleaned from childhood stories. It is quite an extraordinary story even by today's standards where there is so much ...
... witnessed. No wonder the locals ensure the visitors know. The presentation has been put together by an organisation in Rouen to celebrate and promote all that it has to offer. Two shows, one following the other tell of the history of Rouen and then of Creation, both done in an impressionist style. The presentations are shown three times each night: 9.30pm, 10.00pm and 11.00pm. Simply stunning!
... this city with the exact same name in the same area which our search didn't show up. We returned to the area near the Notre Dame for dinner. Dale ordered a plate of cured meats for entree because it's name in the menu was "Master Pig". The next morning we went to the site where Joan of Arc was burnt at the stake for heresy in 1431. And now we're off again, heading out further into Normandy to ...
... is absolutely magnificent! Again, very proud to have the Phene name represented there :-)
Julie, Loïs’s wife, is absolutely gorgeous and has impeccable taste! Their home was incredibly beautiful and so well decorated – absolutely charming! Julie doesn’t speak English so our conversations were minimal, but just watching her with Ambre, one can tell a lot about her. She is very gentle, ...