Hotel le Conquerant
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... to check out the nearest boulangerie for tomorrows croissant and the local supermarket where we bought a bargain bottle of gold medal winning wine for only £3.60 to toast our first night in France.....happy days!
The campsite is brilliant, we have a huge pitch with hedging on 3 sides for privacy, there is every amenity you could wish for including wifi and free use of the sauna, and all for only £12 per night!
Day 30 - Saturday, 4th October, 2014
After another 'belly buster' of 'another' English breakfast, it was time to load up the bikes and get on the road towards Cherbourg where we were later to catch the ferry back to England.
But first we visited the World War II Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial at Colleville-sur-Mer. Here 9387 American are laid to rest, a majority being ...
... time for the skies to open on us. We got back in the car and drove along the beach for a bit, then parked again as the rain eased. It was a lovely beach, and apparently at low tide you can still see parts of the temporary harbour constructed during the war. We read the little info signs along the way, then walked for about a km looking for the memorial cemetery, which we couldn't find. And we got stuck in the rain again. It was a very cool place with some ...
Aug 12 2013
A man of Steel
Last night Jerome put but down a box of unsorted photographs on the table and said: " Well look at this, I have not looked inside this box for at least 15 years, perhaps we find something interesting." Amongst the many pictures we found a few from days gone by dating back to Brisbane Expo '88 –world fair. The pictures of the many pavilions and places brought ...
... He's probably got no idea how much that small box of chocolates means to me, actually. We all went to Midnight Mass, which was quite the ordeal and very different than what I'm used to. After mass, we came home and opened all the presents, which is apparently a French Catholic tradition. They're already up, so why not go ahead? Spending Christmas with children was so much fun.
The Christmas mood was slightly dampened by the fact that my host mom didn't ...