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About 20 min drive from Etretat is the fishing  town of Fecamp.  During WWII Fecamp was part of Atlantic Wall fortification project run by Nazis.  It was the third best fortified city in Normandy in WWII which was held by the Germans until 1944. Fecamp is an ancient fishing village and it shows signs of habitation dating […]

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Le Treport

Le Treport is a small fishing port situated in the Pays de Caux, some 34 km  northeast of Dieppe.  The mouth of the Bresle river meets the English Channel here, in between the high 110 metres chalk cliffs and the pebbly beach. Le Tréport is also a sea-side resort with a free  funicular that takes you […]

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Ribeauvillé – France

We are spending a nice spring weekend in France.  Out in the middle of the French countryside about 80 km outside of Strasbourg is a picturesque little town called Ribeauvillé. Ribeauvillé is home to about 5 thousand people and a lot of very old and colourful Bavarian looking buildings dating back to the 8th century.  Surrounded by […]

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