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... due to its emence size. It is hard imagine how the troops could jump into the water and then charge overy a quarter mile just to get to the German positions over looking the beach. The final stop was Point Du Hoc where the Army Rangers were tasked with taking the important position between Utah and Omaha beaches.
... the French Court.
Along the D10 main coastal highway we encountered another farmers' protest. Luckily it was on the other side of the motorway, so I took photos as we drove by the tractors choking the eastbound lanes of the D10.
We only drove about 65kms today, deciding to make the most of the lovely weather and stop at a beach campground. We chose a campground near Plouguerneau and pitched camp.
I went for a walk along the beach...a ...
... tides on this coast, the marinas have to rise and fall and long way. Easily 30 feet of piling stuck out of the water. The stairs accessing the marina were very steep with the tide out. But once the tide is fully in, the place would look like a normal marina.
All along the coast we saw large areas of mussel and oyster farms. The farmers drive their tractors right out onto the mud flats when the tide is out to do their farming.
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... of course! I will definitely make the Bohemienne de Legumes (vegetable terrine) and Pistou (vegetable soup). We went to dinner in the restaurant about 7.15pm. At 8.30pm the Bordeaux Harbour Pilot came on board by helicopter. We watched him land on the Lido deck. It was crazy, there was an enormous wind from the helicopter, then it took about one second for the Pilot to be lowered by cable from the helicopter, land and release the cable. He guides us into Bordeaux which takes 1.30 ...
Today is our 7th Wedding Anniversary, me and Tracey have been together for 10 fabulous years and I couldn't wish for a better wife. From jumping out of aeroplanes at 15000ft (that's how I proposed) to sailing across oceans in mountainous seas and high winds and all the rest between Tracey has been there by my side every inch of the way and that's why I love her to bits. So ...