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Travel Blogs from Tourlaville
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 ...
Today once again, frightfully hot, Bruce is wilting, poor soul.
Today we visited Bayeux which is world famous for tapestries and it's cathedral, well not been all that interested in tapestries we visited the cathedral and the old town.
Next stop was the wartime batterie at Longes sur Mer, which is a part of the German's Atlantic Wall, very interesting and surprised that the guns are still there.
Next on today's ...
... colourful, noisy affair that gets the crowd stirred up before the bike race approaches. This year I noted that the volume of items thrown out to the crowd was much the same as in the past but not much of it was useful at all. No t-shirts, few hats, little food...mainly advertising material.
Very sunny out there on the roadside taking photos...I had to lather up with sun block early because ...
Awoke to sunny skies over Cherbourg with a forecast of 24degrees. Chris has 2 days off work so today we are riding west along the Normandy coast, about 50kms in total.
No rush this morning as the TdF wasn't on the TV until 14:30. We will be back in plenty of time. So we headed out about 10:30 and followed the western bike path along ...
... to continue it like this, then I would go back up to my room and she could take her kids to school. She continued to complain about something. I told her I didn't care what she was saying, I'd stopped listening. The conversation was over.
After that, I had every intention of changing my airline ticket and leaving this weekend. However, hotels/trains/planes have already been booked for me to spend a weekend before I leave in Montmarte with Rachel. There's no ...