Hotel Des Falaises
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... to scare Rob only once ;). Then onto the motorway which is lovely to drive. We arrive in Bayeux at lunch time and discover that this is the weekend that the locals have a medieval festival. The locals are all dressed in costume, there are stalls everywhere and the place is packed. The first challenge is to find a carpark. Jane keeps directing up to the centre of town, as we'd asked, but the roads are blocked. Anyway, after driving ...
... DDay invasion. In front of the museum, there was a huge statue of the sailor kissing the nurse at the end of the war. We saw a statue just like this in San Diego several years ago.
We then drove to Ouistreham, where we were able to climb in a 17 meter tower with great views of Sword Beach.
We found a campground called La Capricieuse then walked to ...
... br> We then made the short ride to the Canadian War Cemetery at Beny-sur-Mer, the final resting place of just over 2000 predominantly Canadian soldiers and paid our respects there.
After this we made our way to Benouville where Pegasus Bridge is located.
If you have seen the film 'The Longest day" you will have seen Pegasus Bridge in the film.
Originally named Benouville Bridge, ...
... mainly Gothic but with some lovely Norman bits and an unusual crypt.
We end up in the crypt with an English school party, and the teacher was a very informative guide.
One thing that we did notice after Spain and Portugal is that as France is a secular country with a clear division between State and the Church, by ...
... of the museum and theater we visited today. I wondered how in the world we could have missed them! We found out later that the museums and exhibits were built after we were here, and that explained it. I believe we were here in 1995 the first time, and I remember walking through the American Cemetery and seeing Omaha Beach below, but there were no films, displays, or interactive exhibits that bring the battle to life before your eyes. I wish every American ...