Azur Hotel

15 Rue au Char, Lisieux, Basse-Normandie, Normandy, 14100, France | Hotel

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Normandy, land of cheese, cidre and sobering tales

A travel blog entry by


... heroism from both the troops and the locals. The Canadians played a massive part and it was they who finally freed the town by removing the last remaining Germans - 50 Hitler youth holed up in the girls' school.
One man was executed by the Germans for being a spy, his crime? Keeping homing pigeons which he could have used to communicate with the English!
It was fascinating and humbling to read the tragic tales and, as seems to be the way with ...

Planes, Trains, Automobiles & Boats

A travel blog entry by gardendiva


We have run that gamut of transportation. This morning we rushed from your hotel room from Ouistreham; the Hotel St. George to meet our ferry. While checking out I mentioned to the hotel manager that after visiting the various museums in the area that the Hotel St. George has a lot of history. He confirmed to say the hotel during the war had many Germans in it. The Germans used the hotel and neighbouring houses to stay at while building their bunkers along the ...

The Beaches of Normandy!

A travel blog entry by meboggs


This is what most of us came for and it was more than I expected. We walked along "Gold Beach" in Arromache, "Omaha Beach" at the American Cemetery and walked through the bunkers at Ponte DuHoc. I don't have the words to describe it so I am going to use Jacks. "This place leaves you just feeling weird inside. It is going to take me a bit to process and then I will come back with an updated post. Until then I will let the pictures do the ...


A travel blog entry by judeandpete


We had a bit of a rest morning and caught up on our correspondence. I went out and bought a memory stick to transfer some of my photos. I got some moved across but it was a slow process on the hotel's computer. We went for a walk around the town along a recommended tourist trail, which took in the local Cathedral (another 12/13th century structure), the house were St Therese lived, some old houses in the town and the Carmel, where St Therese lived and died. It was ...

BONJOUR!... Me Australian.

A travel blog entry by emtyadventures

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... Tracey could not cope any longer. She turned into a hyperactive three year old way past her bed time. Finally, with the bikes locked in about 10.30pm, we went into action mode to find the best possey for an attempted few hours sleep. We found a nice little bunker room with aeroplane style seating and set up camp. Before long others started to filter in, but as they did, they frantically started pulling the seat cushions off. For a very small moment I had the urge to not ...


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