Travel Blogs from Brix
... we arrived at Barfleur, a sleepy fishing village near Cherbourg; the name fishing village says it all, you guessed it: an evening in a nice restaurant eating mussels in cheese cream. Barfleur…where time has slowed down and the tide had ran out causing the entire fleet of boats and smaller ships to rest on the waterless harbour floor.
(there is around 6 meters difference between high and low tide in this ...
... Mere Eglise which need no explanation from me. I don't know if the dummy from the church in Sainte Mere Eglise is a good thing, but as it's the only reason people would come here then it's good for them.
All places are a to-do thing!
Tired now it's been a long day,
Dziś po raz kolejny, strasznie gorąco, Bruce biedak wyraznie wiednie w tym upale.
... It was also handy to watch the TV and check the progress of the race and enjoy a liquid lunch as well.
After a long enjoyable day out we arrived back at Chris & Rosa's at 19:00, just in time for the evening meal!!!
Tomorrow I'm off to Paris CDG Airport to pick Sue up and then head for Rheims where we are catching up with Louise and Phil for the next phase of our holiday.
... for about 5kms before hitting the coast road. Saw some magnificent coastline and stopped for photos for a few choice spots.
Places visited included, Greville, Beaumont - Hague and Vauville
All up, 52kms and back in time for the TdF
Out for dinner in Cherbourg town at the Cafe de Paris with Rosa, Norbert and Chris.
... dirt path with a tiny little sign: the entrance to the park.
The park was quite lovely. Emmanuel Liais was once a mayor of Cherbourg, who harbored a fascination with exotic plants. He collected them and since his death, his estate has been turned into a public park, complete with greenhouses and lots of little paths. There is also apparently an ethnography museum that I found out about after I had left. So I'm definitely going back. I have to ...