Jardin Gorbeau Etretat Guesthouse
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... well. So into the Detective Hotel... a tad freaked out at first, in the entrance hall old furniture and a big couch, mirrors, and down the end a young man at the desk. His English was better than our French, but his pronunciation of Sherlock Holmes (our room) defeated me until he showed me the key. We ascended an old oval staircase and down an incredibly narrow corridor found the Sherlock Holmes room. And laughed so much... a rack of pipes on the wall, a ...
Such a cute little seaside town. It was storybook cute. We ambled around and looked in the churches and little stores and found a place for Sunday lunch. It was lovely to sit by the seaside and enjoy the atmosphere and company. Honfleur is known for it's seafood and most of us ordered the local delicacy of muscles and fries with an appetizer of prawns. Daniel had been looking ...
... who landed there 70 years ago. It was an emotional time but heart warming that so many people from many countries were there remembering those who gave their lives. We then began the search for somewhere to stay for the night. Unfortunately the first place we tried was already full, the second and third places didn't seem to exist. By now we were resigning ourselves to finding anything we could, like a little country lane (and believe me we drove down enough of those ...
We got going at 8:00 am. Went to Pegasus Bridge where the allies landed in Gliders on June 5/6. We visited the Ardennes Abbey where 20 Canadian soldiers (P.O.W.) were executed. Next stop was Aramage. Had lunch at Juno Beach. Walked Juno Beach, met many interesting people. We met a Royal Canadian Navy Sailor who was the first in on a mine sweeper. He sat off shore and witnessed the invasion. He was with his family and it was very emotional for ...
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Is there a real Lady d'Arbanville - we heard Cat Stevens singing the song.
Why did I wrote down Yom Kippur? Have we seen a lot of Jewish places on our travels. Or is it maybe that day in the Jewish ...
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