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We begin the countryside portion of our vacation by picking up our adorable car, The Citroen! We actually did a pretty good job navigating the roads and found the change in pace very relaxing. Our first stop was at Chateau de La Roche-Guyon. The chateau dated back to the 12th century and was built out of the side of a cliff. It …
... War Cemetery, and (if we had enough time) Juno Beach.
We went to the Abbey d'Ardenne first (See other blog for details).
When we were driving towards the Cemetery, you could see tall field grass on either side. It was at an amazing time of day, almost sunset. at his day was quite unusual, as it was almost clear skies, except for the odd cloud. The other days we were in France, it was cold, wet, and ...
... the beach we walk back up the hill with the much appreciated help of stairs and head to the cemetery. There were preparations going on all over the place for the June 6th memorial. Apparently the heads of state from all the allied nations including the Queen are going to be here and Obama. The memorial at the cemetery is magnificent with a wishful statue in the middle and two huge stone walls on either side depicting the landing points and movements for the ...
Our own William spoke at the ceremony and had to say "Resistance brings the past into our future" in his own language. Which I suppose you guessed was English. After the ceremony we went to a cocktail hour in the foyer of the Zenith (late). Since the French minister of education was at the ceremony, we decided it was out mission to get a picture with him and show him the app. We succeeded with this task by ...
From my home in Normandy, the four hours ago of road, even more.
It's was very long, but it was worth it !
Once arrive low there, we saw the sea.. splendifierous ! *.*
We are to stay in a campsite during a week!
The day we take out to visit some monument.
But the most mattering it is because we went to visit the Cean Memorial and Museum history and civilization.
It is very beautiful !