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- High-speed internet in room
- Hot tub
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
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... at the Normandy American Cemetery. Over 9000 American soldiers are buried here. The white crosses stand out on the beautifully manicured grounds.
Our final stop was Omaha Beach, the last of the Normandy beaches. Over 40,000 men came ashore here and nearly a quarter of them lost their lives. Looking at the beach, we wondered how any of the men survived. The only chance they had was to make it across the long beach all ...
... and the mountains of sea food and the live crabs! If we weren't on our bikes I would have brought some vegetables as they all looked so fresh and delicious. We even saw Zespri kiwifruit for sale on one stall so we let the stall owner know we were from New Zealand. Tomorrow we are heading towards Omaha Beach further into ...
... of the German bunkers. We could see where the Allies had tried to damage them, but the shells just made small dings in the thick (at least 12 to 18 inches) cement walls.
Our final stop was the Bayeux War Cemetery of the British Commonwealth. We saw graves of British and Canadian soldiers. It was moving to see the graves of husbands, fathers and sons.
After a long day we returned to the hotel for supper and sleep. ...
... but at least we had something to ski on! As it turns out, there were quite a few people skiing. Perfect conditions for a spring ski, really – mild but still snowy.
The skiing was amazing. Conditions-wise, not perfect (the snow was a little melty and heavy, so it was a little hard to turn at times), but in terms of the environment, ambiance, and weather, it was perfect. We had to pinch ourselves a few times when that "wait…we’re ...
... The countryside here is pretty amazing and have found a spot to stop along a cycle track (old railway route). Even after the second day I'm feeling my confidence is growing with my extremely rudimentary French. (Haha, just got interrupted there by a guy fishing along the river-check the photos-who had caught 6 trout and insisted that intake a couple from him!! How great is ...