Brown Owl House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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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 ...
... and I wanted to be there 2 hours before. Lol.
Dee was still out for the count so I went and done the dishes and had a shower and shave before Dee got up.
We were then packed up and ready to go a lot earlier than expected. It only took 30mins and we were there by 7.55 !
Having the motor on the wheels to move the caravan is a god send. No messing around to getting the caravan hitched up onto the car.We then set off for ...
... massive concrete bunkers, using some of the most advanced weaponry to defend their positions. The beach was seeded with countless mines, littered with barbed wire and other metal obstacles that made getting to the hills from the beach extremely difficult. Add to this the fact that most of the GIs arrived completely weak from seasickness and fear and you start to understand ...
... the people dressed in American army uniforms and the various antique cars. It really made the area come alive and made it feel like 1944. If they spoke English, I would have asked for a ride! The people truly were thankful for everything the allies did here 70 years ago and all the veterans were treated with respect and as celebrities! I loved being apart of the celebrations especially one of the last where the veterans are still around. It is so sad to see Normandy ...
... for the car (Diesel)
15 for the stoves (Unleaded)
Kilometres Driven 23,709 kms