Chambres d'hotes de Carentan
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- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
- Continental Breakfast
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Hello! Today we are in Cherbourg France. We were alongside at around 7am this morning. Clearance was established shortly afterwards. The gangways were on decks 6 and 5. When we woke up, the starboard was to quay meaning that our side had a lovely view of the car ferries... There was an IOW ferry in dry dock for repairs actually. We had breakfast at the buffet and eventually headed ashore after my mother had used every toilet on the ...
... in five minutes. The aircraft's last contact came at 5.04am acknowledging a message from a controller, before falling silent. Eberspacher had been scrambled to patrol the Normandy coast in his Focke-Wulf 190 fighter in the early hours of D-Day as the wave of RAF bombers headed towards their target. The Lancaster had successfully bombed the gun emplacements at Pointe du Hoc and turned for home when their plane came under fire. English newspapers – ...
... and soared fluted and high to the sky, one wing with the scaffolding and for one moment I thought we could climb up there but there were workmen up there looking at us curiously.
The organist was having a jam as we came in and the cathedral came to life when its stones resonated under those mighty pipes and it became one giant echoing sound chamber. Another tear. especially at an angel pointing to the sky next to ...
... later. An interesting story that Julian mentioned. French workers were conscripted to build the cement casemates for the guns. As cement takes quite awhile to fully harden – they were built just a few months before D-Day – the French workers apparently urinated in the cement. Acid is known to prevent the hardening of cement. In some places inside the casemates, you can see German soldier ...
... absorb a fraction of the the history and culture from a short visit, follow the path of the Allied and German armies during the months of June-August 1944, visit some of the major cemeteries containing the casualties from this three month onslaught, retrace some of places observed on several previous visits into the region and generally absorb aspects of this picturesque part of the French nation.
Each time I've been to France I've always been struck by how large this ...