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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
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I have now left Courseulles-sur-Mer after a wonderful 4 weeks. I walked to work with my luggage and said my goodbyes. I got a ride to the bus stop and headed to Caen. I had 15 minutes to make my train to Paris, but naturally there was a laundry truck in the middle of the road about a minute away from the station and my bus arrived 4 minutes before my train. I ...
... Tetris. It actually went quite smoothly and I was able to fit everything in quite nicely. That was until I realized that I forgot to pack my towel… I brought a small bath towel with me, but it still takes up way more room than I really want it to. I managed to roll it into my carryon bag and all was once again well in the world. Two of my roommates watched me pack and offered nothing but negative comments. ...
There is nothing I like better than a faded Casino town, except maybe an abandoned theme park. Deauville fits both these bills. It too is having its faced scrubbed for summer and the day was sufficiently hot for there to be people on the beaches and playing boules near the sand. We wanted to go on the 'Grand Roue' Ferris Wheel but it was closed. There were plenty of skateboards for hire though. The fish stalls were bursting with giant prawns and ...
... on 6 June, 1944. We watched waves hit the shore at the same spot where units of the Wehrmacht punished Gen. Omar Bradley's forces and took at least 3,381 lives although our guide tells us that an accurate count is impossible because so many dead bodies were scattered on this shore that they couldn't be retrieved before two tides had come and gone. We ...
... either a white marble cross or a star of David. The double entrance is flanked by pillars set in a wall of white limestone, with a large lawn fanning out towards the graves. Twin pavilions contain the registries and visitors' books. In the centre is the lead up to the Stone of Remembrance. Standing there, a person can take in the cemetery, the lush countryside and the Atlantic ocean beyond. Leave plenty of time for walking about.
On a personal ...