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13th, 14th and 15th September - We spent 3 days in Normandy which is in North/Western France. Here we went to Etretat which is on the beach and has white cliffs like across the channel in England. I guess this is where the land may have broken up over millions of years ago? It was very windy ans cold and we walked up to the top of the cliffs and the view was great.
We stayed near the beach at Port-en-Bessin Huppain ...
... in WWII the Allies landed first in 1943 to free France and then stopped the war in 1945. I liked playing on the beach and drawing a large man with my brothers.
We also visited a museum which had tanks, cars and all sorts of items from that landing. A bit boring for me.
... drove further south to Le Saint Mont Michel where we visited an abbey and monastery built on a rocky island in the ocean. At high tide the entire structure in surrounded by the ocean and is not accessible by land. This abbey was first started in the year 708 AD! Amazing how they perched a three storey building on an unstable cliff and it has stood for over 1300 years.
... of the harbor, but the lens was unable to penetrate the filter consisting of ice cream munching tourist blocking the view. I am glad the destination lies further down the road.
By seven we reached a small village just south west of Caen, the residence of my friend Jerome Boisard and his wife Daniela; I hadn’t seen them for about 15 years. This is France… the land of wine and cheese, good food and in this case good ...
... brilliant tapestry documents the lead up to the events and the consequential results and hangs on walls which allow you to walk around while listening to the supplied audio guide.
Bayeux was a fantastic place to base ourselves in this part of the world. Apart from the history in the area, the meals and friendly hospitality we had at the restaurants, the beauty of the rolling hills and the picturesque small villages, make it everything you expect of ...
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