Pierre & Vacances Residence Omaha Beach
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... is a result of our decision to take out the mere minimum every evening and a detailed knowledge of where everything now goes back! It was a nice morning and the sun was gaining some warmth as we set off so the more adventurous amongst us (Red Leader) was in shorts, while the less adventurous (the rest) were more conservatively attired. The first few miles were fine but we then found ourselves in a deep gorge. With no sun. ...
We decided to stay another day and night in Normandy to do some justice to the region besides its sad 20th century history (and probably because we are now actively trying to delay the impending end of our trip!). Unfortunately, it began hosing down with rain late Sunday evening and was still going well into Monday. Therefore, we had a late start on Monday after lunch and headed out to a cider farm called Les ...
... specific and would only talk about what happened on that spot. The museum was well done and gave a good overview of what happed in all places. They also had a short film to watch with real footage from WWII.
After the museum we drove to the famous Omaha Beach, one of the American landing sites. The les Braves monument caught the eye but otherwise Omaha is just a very long beach. It is ...
... high cliffs. The Germans thought they were safe as they thought that the cliffs would bring them and easy view to attack. There are five main beaches code named Utah, Omaha, Juno, Gold and Sword that stretch along the Normandy coastline.
We also visited the Overlord Museum that explained what happened leading up to the battle as well as how the battle was fought and won.
... minutes and we had two minutes to get off. That was going to be a challenge as we had two backpacks and two heavy suitcases. All went to plan and we made it off with time to spare. Thankfully I have Martin - no way I could manhandle those bags esp considering we had t go down two sets and up two sets to get to the right side of the track. Taxi took us to our guest house. Tow huge wooden doors ...