Hotel L'Ideal Le Mountbatten
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... The hot dogs were cool, because instead of a bun, the hot dog was surrounded with a baguette! It was amazing!!! Then we went back to Omaha Beach, and walked through the cemetery for a little while. While we were there, we heard the bells chime the National Anthem. It was neat. We are now on our way to Paris and our hotel, where we will be staying until Wednesday, I think. We are having so much fun! Cheers, Meredith, Esq. ...
... It was right on the water with a long boardwalk and a town square surrounded by shops and restaurants. There was also a carousel on the boardwalk.
Almost all of the coastal towns have a carousel. It's easy to imagine how vibrant and magical these towns are in the summer! The crowds might get annoying but there's always the beach to walk on.
Dale wanted to see the Musee du ...
... doing lots of things. Something I really enjoyed was the Paris Zoo and the Palace of Versailles.
In the palace, we went through lots and lots of rooms and one really famous one called the Hall of Mirrors. It had three rows of chandeliers the length of the hall, windows on one side looking out at the gardens and mirrors on the other side. The roof was painted with murals, lots of which had little ...
... Bayeux Tapestry. I first heard about this when I was at primary school which was erm, erm, a couple of years ago!!
It is about 70 metres long and tells the story of the events leading up to the Norman Invasion of England and especially the Battle of Hastings in 1066. Both the English and the French claim to have constructed the tapestry, depending on what side of the English Channel you live on!
... and Memorial in Garches where
9,387 American military personal are buried. During the War fallen soldiers were buried in the fields and towns where they died. It wasn't until decades later that many of these bodies were located and identified. Families had the choice to bring them home or bury them in Normandy. Remains are still being found and identified by DNA and buried in this cemetery.
The day ended with ...