Manoir de la Marjolaine
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... swelling up and down nicely!
Find seats in a 'free' lounge and settle down to catch up on our sleep.
We'll soon be home, after almost 5000 miles.
Then it will be tackling a MH full of dirty washing, over 2 months post and the accounts to find out how much all this has ...
... have seen elsewhere. There are lots of brown and white timbered houses and barns -some of which are now gently collapsing back into the land in a very elegant way. They make a lot of cheese and a lot of cidre in Normandy so there are plenty of cows and orc**********g the way.
We are now in Falaise - one of those places which we had seen pictured on the huge brown signs which grace the sides of the autoroute, but never visited. William ...
Today began with a great spread for breakfast, coffee, croissants and pains au chocolat, coffee, yogurt, banana bread, coffee, orange juice, baguette and confiture. Just what was needed for a very full day of... Horse riding with Susan and Ellie (15 year old Elizabeth) was first in my list. The weather was iffy, one minute fine and sunny the next raining, so I put on my rain jacket and presented myself at the stables after breakfast. Three horses were saddled and ready ...
So here we are, my bucket list day. I've been planning this day for a year. I get a whole day to drive all over Normandy to see the D-Day sights. Now it's raining again. I thought with a one year notice God would've gotten the memo. So here I am, day planned, major disappointment. Going anyway. Probably only chance I'll ever have. Donna will probably have enough monuments by 10:00 anyway. Not the old churches however. These have really ...
On Tuesday we woke up early and had a lovely petit dejeuner at our hotel in Honfleur. Contintental breakfast here means something different and really tasty. It was the best croissant we've had thus far!
We got in the car and headed along the beaches toward Arromanches. We had a self-guided tour of the D-Day sites, which started us on the cliffs overlooking this small town and its beach. This beach was one of the ones the British invaded on D-Day, and it was where one of ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking