Hotel Astrid

Address: 39 rue de Bernieres, Caen, Basse-Normandie, Normandy, 14000, France | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located in the Tlalpan Sur/South area of Caen, is near Peace Museum, Memorial of Caen, Festyland Parc, and Normandy Museum (Musee de Normandie).
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        Travel Blogs from Caen

        The Battle of Normandy

        A travel blog entry by barbo on Jun 30, 2013

        24 photos

        ... were huge, made of reinforced concrete and steel. The prep actually began several months prior to the invasion when the Allied bombers pounded the Normandy coast and points south to disrupt the German army's transportation links and build-up of military strength. The Germans expected an invasion along the north coast of France, but they didn’t know where. They built up their troops and artillery near Calais, where the English Channel is the ...

        There Are No Words

        A travel blog entry by zolina on May 18, 2012

        31 photos

        ... knowing that I had stood in the exact same place. One of the few in the French military who urged resistance was the then-unknown Charles de Gaulle, who would do radio broadcasts from London.

      • Hitler’s next target was the UK and so he planned an invasion. He started with air-to-air combat, but stopped short of completely decimating Britain’s air force (the RAF). He turned his attention to bombing the **** out of London. This is when lots of families sent ...

      • Hideaway Resort on Omaha Beach

        A travel blog entry by operationfido on Jun 27, 2010

        13 photos

        ... is the after dinner liqueur of choice, and they always had plenty of ice cream. The music in the restaurant and outdoor dining yards was a perfect mix of jazz, soul and classic rock which were her late husband's cherry picked CD selections. The women took care of my laundry when there was no coin laundry near anywhere. I would not have seen so much of Omaha with such convenience, had I stayed ...

        Another invasion

        A travel blog entry by londonpenguin on Oct 13, 2009

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        ... were shown on television.
        Yvette, who now lived in a town about 100 miles from St.-Mère-Église, was watching one of these, when the microphone was put in front of a man who said he had been a paratrooper saved by a beautiful French girl in the back garden of her house. Yvette realized this was Cliff
        Maugham, who she had thought of frequently through the years. Somehow, the documentary crew found out about Yvette, brought her up to St.-Mère-Église, and ...

        The Beaches of Normandy

        A travel blog entry by hsb on May 08, 2007

        16 photos

        Driving on beautiful little roads, through tranquil villages, the rain finally stopped, and the sun peaked through the cloudy skies, just as the sea came into view. Our first stop was Pointe-du-Hoc. Dad knew the name - I had to look it up in my book. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pointe_du_ hoc The Americans landed here in an amazing feat of courage, determination, self-sacrifice, and desperation. If you've seen "Saving Private Ryan", you've seen ...