Throwback: In Rouen

As we have noted in our Trip Album page, we’ve enjoyed Viking’s Heart of Normandy cruise twice; once in 2012, and again a second time in 2015 along with Tracey’s mother and her sister so that they could also visit a family member’s grave at the American Cemetery in Normandy. This cruise is not that … Continue reading Throwback: In Rouen

Last Stop: Lyon

Our vacation in France was all the way back in November, 2018, but at our usual non-real time pace, it’s taken nearly six months to wrap up the recounting of this trip on our blog. Our last stop was a pleasure. Coming in with little in the way of expectations, we found Lyon full of … Continue reading Last Stop: Lyon

Medieval Pérouges

On the afternoon of our first day in Lyon with Viking, we chose to take Viking’s optional excursion, “Timeless Tour of Pérouges” to the nearby tourist destination east of Lyon. This hilltop stone village from the 13th century dwindled into irrelevance as a travel stop on the trading route from Geneva to Lyon once railroads … Continue reading Medieval Pérouges