Étretat, Arromanches-les-Bains, Anguerny: Normandy, France, October, 2017

“Étretat is becoming more and more amazing. Now is the real moment….” Claude Monet, February, 1883. My soulstrolling pal Kayce Hughlett prompted our weekend adventure from Paris to Normandy. Following her intuition, we found ourselves driving through the countryside from Trouville/Deauville to Étretat on a Friday evening in October. A mutual friend adores Étretat and recommended…

Fat Tire Bike Tour to Giverny

Claude Monet lived in the village of Giverny from May, 1883 until his death on Dec. 5, 1926. My first memory of seeing one of Monet’s paintings was when I visited Musee D’Orsay in Paris in the early 1990’s. Before that I’d been introduced to his work via my mom, who loves many of the…