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.
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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.