Chateau de Flottemanville
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... maintained. It overlooks Omaha beach and as the tide was out I got a better idea of what took place on 6 June 1944. It is obvious the Americans hold their war dead in such high esteem, the grounds are pristine and there is not a thing out of place. If you could call a graveyard beautiful, then this place is beautiful. Time for a pit stop back at our apple orchard again for the night before we head to Le Mont St Michel tomorrow. It was a wonderful ...
... stone to stone you can't help but think of the story and legacy each of these young men and women wrote. The first thing that strikes you is how diverse a group these young men and women were, but mostly how incredibly young they were.
Each cemetery -- American, Common Wealth, and German -- is very different; and each one stands as a reminder of the cost of war.
... massive structures with walls of concrete and rebar seven to eight feet thick. There were even intact 152-mm guns in some of them, which could fire up to 12 miles away. Javi was particularly awed by it all, having studied so much about WWII and the invasion of Normandy. He acted as our tour guide, explaining details about how the Germans camouflaged the bunkers with ...
... And there were a few blokes walking around in uniforms and a lot of American accents, especially considering how remote we were (or as remote as you can be in France). I realised later that it probably had something to do with Remembrance Day approaching, a big national holiday in France. Back at the car, I gave Elle her first lesson in a manual. She did quite well, but was nowhere near confident enough to drive on the real roads. So we resumed our usual positions; ...
... and am comfortable with, but add the problems with the divorce, an angry host mom, misbehaving kids, and the fact that I've been sick since I arrived here, and it makes everything very strenuous.
Sometimes I feel like I shouldn't be complaining. I'm living in France! Who cares? Suck it up! I told myself this a lot. But, the truth is. France isn't worth all of this rumpus (for lack of a better word that doesn't involve vulgarity). I'm overworked. I'm working way ...