Posts with tag: "France"
Herring Festival in Dieppe
Monday, November 17, 2014
Herring Festival in Dieppe

A mere 2.5 hours away from Paris, the quiet little port city of Dieppe often goes unnoticed by most travelers; however this quiet little city comes to life time to time to reveal its true Normandy flavor and French hospitality. The annual Herring Festival this past weekend was no exception as the local Dieppoise fishermen celebrated their freshest catch along the lovely renovated boardwalk in Dieppe. As a Canadian I had come across the city Dieppe when speaking about our history. Thousands of brave Canadian soldiers disembarked and were lost on the beaches of Dieppe during a failed attack against the German occupation during WW2. Till this day the locals are quite fond and sympathetic ...