Normandy July 8th 2008 Today we will begin our 19 day car journey through France. Our route will take us to Normandy, Brittany, Loire Valley, Perigord, Gascony, Pyrenees, Toulouse-Montpellier, Provence and Marseille.
From Marseille, we will take the super-fast TGV back to Paris for a final 2 days there. Today from Paris we drove to Bayeux through Normandy. Normandy gets its name from the Viking Norsemen who sailed up t ... read more
Europe » France » Lower Normandy » Bayeux Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more