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September 11, 2005 - Unseen Normandy

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Our Eye on Paris is Don Smith, a professional photographer who leads photo workshops in Paris and who is the editor of the weekly photo magazine Left Bank Lens.

Photos and text, Copyright © 2005 – Don Smith, All Rights Reserved

Unseen Normandy - September 2005

After a brief rain in Rouen, the owner of what could be the smallest Merry-Go-Round wipes it down.

Unseen Normandy - September 2005

In France you don't find barbers because they don't exist. This is the only barbershop I've seen in over thirty years.

Unseen Normandy - September 2005

A nice, normal guy just finishing his sandwich at the Sunday market.  With a smile like that and such good taste in bread, I wouldn't mind being related to him.

Unseen Normandy - September 2005

A nice, normal street scene with a mint Peugeot 203…

Unseen Normandy - September 2005

Some thatched roofed homes. They plant Irises on top to help absorb any rain and keep the thatch dry.  But you need to replant them every two to three years.

Unseen Normandy - September 2005

A perfect Pont-l'Évê, from a small producer whose fromage is so fine that many major chefs in France feature it on their menus.


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