Mercure Rouen Centre Cathedrale
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Great hotel and try to get a room with a view it's worth it!
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... be realistic and recognise that building of such age are bound to look a little aged but this one just looks grubby.
I found this to be rather cold and bleak and looking 'unloved'. Surprising considering the great pride which the community obviously take in their cathedral with it being used as the centre piece of the light show every evening.
Anyway, the hisotry of this cathedral dates back to around A.D. 260 when St Mellon
... the laneways for 45 minutes proudly showing off some of what Rouen has to offer with commentary in French and then thankfully English. In reality the trip should only take 30 minutes but there is a little waiting as cars reverse out of alleys, drivers stop to ask directions and the now familiar site of waiting for people as they drag reluctant dogs around with them. I've never seen so many people with dogs . . . .on the street, in shops and in ...
... 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!
After another breakfast bag we hit the road, making our way further north towards Rouen. This was quite a scenic drive as we drove through lots of small villages, forests and passed rivers. On arrival in Rouen we parked next to the Notre Dame (they're seriously in every town, this one had about 3 cathedrals that looked very similar and really threw off my sense of direction). This one was even ...
... see the three of them again in November for Tante Paulette’s birthday. It truly was wonderful getting to know them and just be able to spend quality time together. I cannot say enough nice things about Loïs and Joris; I just absolutely adore my cousins!
Words for the Day:
"Je suis très beau, comme George Clooney.” – Loïs Phene ;-)
“C’est moi” – Ambre Phene ...