Weekend in Honfleur

17 to 19 October 2008


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In Newhaven waiting to set sail
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On our way
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Arrival in Dieppe
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Mussels and cider for lunch
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Fécamp - I sailed into here in June
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We should have had a walk up there for the view
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View of the bridge over the canel at Le Harvre ...
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... leading onto the Pont de Normandie
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Very impressive
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Very nice room and en suite at Honfleur - Hotel Entre Terre et Mer
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Our room was the one on the top right
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The beautiful Vieux Basin at Honfleur
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Jannine, Jean-Marc et Marie
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... and friend Roxanne
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The interesting old tower in the market square
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Saw Bill Knielly in here - excellent piano playing
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I love Blanc de Nil garments
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This place looks about to fall down!
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Back on the Sunday - on to Rouan but via the Normandie bridge again
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Then back over the Seine
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Helen kept us on our toes by quizing us on the life of Jeanne d'Arc
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Rouan - heavily bombed during the war so lots of rebuilding but the main monuments remain
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New church dedicated to Joan of Arc ...
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... and her cross
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Really nice little restaurant serving quiches and savoury cake
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Helen's second helping!
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I want one of these bread ovens
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Fantastic one-handed town clock with a high bell tower and gallery above ...
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... which we went up
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Me and my silly berret

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