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... found our park for the night with electricity, water and wifi. Thought we would have a little lunch and change into our wet weather gear before heading to the Abbey and all of a sudden the rain stops, the wind blows all the clouds away and there it was, the sun and how beautiful it was to see. Pumped and excited we headed to the parking area for the shuttle to the island. As the Abbey came into view we were both awestruck. It is truly a majestic structure sitting there on the ...
... 8212;somehow unfazed by the appearance of a celestial vistor—said no. Aubert changed his mind, so the story goes, when Michael burned a hole into the bishop’s skull with one finger. The first structure was built soon after, and was then expanded dramatically in the eleventh century, taking the striking form we see today. You may decide for yourself whether the finished Abbey resembles a mostly-closed fist with the spire as one extended angelic finger.
... warnings that you could get trapped by the tide. No longer, now there are huge car parks and a number of Aires that vary from 20.00 euro for 12 hours to the one we stayed at. This one I liked better, more like a camp site in layout than a car park, although further from the mount, and no shuttle bus. But honestly it wasn't such a long walk to where the shuttles were and quiet ...
... much constant rain.
Kevin and Jennie made a real big effort to get us out to the sights of Normandy even though it was 2 full days of driving us to and from the coast.
D Day Beaches
On a cold rainy morning in June probably not too different from D-Day itself we all crammed into Kevin’s car and headed for the beaches of Normandy. Kevin was a fantastic guide (he’s made this trip dozens of times with every helpx group that ...
... of cattle were walking along the road. These cattle are native to this area and are white with brown spots - almost always creating round spots around their eyes giving them a very characteristic look. Watching the group walk down the narrow road, I was amazed at the pitch of the banks along each side - higher than a person stands, and then the hedgerow grows on top! It was almost like walking through a tunnel. These deep ...