Domaine Saint Clair Le Donjon
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... laid out on the ground. Crosses were placed in groups of five throughout the cemetery.
We drove through the town of Sainte-Marie-du-Mont and saw reenactments of some camps. We took a quick look at a statue of Dick Winters, a member of the 101st Airborne. On June 6, 1944, the 101st took control of the town of Sainte-Marie-du-Mont and it became the first French town that was freed.
Our next stop was Utah Beach, one ...
... and the mountains of sea food and the live crabs! If we weren't on our bikes I would have brought some vegetables as they all looked so fresh and delicious. We even saw Zespri kiwifruit for sale on one stall so we let the stall owner know we were from New Zealand. Tomorrow we are heading towards Omaha Beach further into ...
... landed within 100 yards of the bridge. They were able to quickly disarm the explosives the Germans had planted on the bridge and take control of it. Control of the bridge was important in keeping the Germans from bringing in reinforcements.
Our next stop was the nearby Sword Beach, one of the areas where British soldiers landed. We saw a statue of Bill Millin, the famous bagpiper that led in the replacements to ...
... windows were installed and bright colors were used inside to make them attractive.
We then went to a goat farm on our way to Etretat. The farm is run by Bernard and his wife and is situated on a high cliff overlooking the English channel. Bernard was a very amusing host and told us all about his farms and the challenges with raising the goats and making the cheeses. He makes thousands of pounds of cheese which he sells to stores ...
... I was feeling much more relaxed. Such beautiful countryside with field after field of Canola, other crops, ploughed fields, lots of cows, rustic rickety old farm buildings and sights of quaint French villages along the way. We travelled for about 50km along freeways (David was impressed with the 130km speed limit) before turning off to a village that Stephen (the B&B owner) had suggested. It was nice but my jacket was just not ...