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Travel Blogs from Herouville Saint Clair
... aller manger comme toujours a Arromanches a l'hotel en face du musee, mais les gars sont pas motives.. Donc on range tout, on nettoie, et on part...
Sur le retour on s'arrete chez Ludo pour boire l'apero..
Puis on rentre... Avec Jules on mate un film...
Coucher pas trop tard..
We departed this morning from Brussels at 8:30am for a full day of travel to Herouville, St Clair which is in the Normandie region of France. This is a very small village where we will be staying the next three nights in a hostel. We arrived at our hostel at about 4:30pm after getting a little lost trying to find the hostel. It is literally in the middle of nowhere. The person running the hostel is an old lady who doesn't speak any English and ...
... of wireless, and I was able to get 30 more with a sad face (without ordering a drink).
The train to Bayeux was no problem – about two hours. I knew from correspondence with the hotel, and with a map, that the Churchill Hotel was just a 10 minute walk from the train station. Unfortunately I didn’t print out my map, and I wasn’t going to pull out the Garmin and walk down the street with it – and I didn’t want ...
... this area and the other deals with the building, transportation and assembling of the harbour, using interactive models and film. Excellent in every way.
The final photo is of the huge statue of Mary on the hill overlooking this now peaceful town, with hands held out beseechingly as if to plead for us not to allow another war like this.
And that concludes our tour of the invasion beaches.
Bye for now,
Richard and Christine
... the center of town, wounded, playing dead for a couple of hours
before being taken prisoner. As a memorial, a parachute and a dummy
paratrooper is permanently affixed atop the steeple, blowing in the
wind today. Looks kind of hokey, but is a vivid reminder of the
efforts of the young US soldiers.
We then headed back to Bayeux, had a
beer outside and then back to the room. We headed out to a
restaurant in the ...