Where Julia Child ate her first French meal,
It was an epiphany. In all the years since that succulent meal, I have yet to lose the feelings of wonder and excitement that it inspired in me. I can still almost taste it.
Claude Monet painted thirty emblematic images of the Cathedral of Notre Dame,
Everything changes, even stone.
and Saint Joan of Arc was executed.
In the Tour Jeanne d’Arc, where Joan of Arc was threatened with torture in 1431.
Outside the Tour Jeanne d’Arc.
The Palais de Justice – the former seat of the Parlement of Normandy.
A wooden model of Joan of Arc in the Place du Vieux Marché, where she had been executed.
Inside L’église Sainte-Jeanne-d’Arc
Living French snails at a fish market
Oysters for lunch at La Couronne, the oldest inn in France, established in 1345, and where Julia Child ate her first French meal.
Inside the Cathédrale Notre-Dame, the facade of which Claude Monet depicted in 30 oil paintings, illustrating the effects of different types of light.