La Garenne

Address: Meuvaines, Bayeux, Basse-Normandie, Normandy, 14960, France | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Bayeux

William, Harold & the Final Dimanche Roast... Boo!

A travel blog entry by jbowles on Aug 09, 2015

2 comments, 22 photos

After the cathedral, we went to the tapestry museum. Again, Jon waited whilst I went in (his insistence!) What a joy and a wonder! I remember learning about the Bayeux Tapestry at school and drawing Harold with his arrow in his eye. To stand and see the actual cloth... It was an amazing moment. The museum is so well done. The tapestry is stretched out in a darkened corridor, illuminated behind glass. Each visitor has an audio guide ...

Towards D-Day

A travel blog entry by tom.beccamarty on Jun 25, 2015

3 comments, 247 photos

... D-Day +1. There are still many parts of it visible off shore and in our pictures. It was an unbelievable feat. This harbor supplied everything with helium balloons and air wires that could stop all daytime attacks and oil burning floating vessels to cover with heavy smoke by night.
At the end of tour, we headed home to Bayeux and a lovely dinner on our darling street. Feeling blessed and lacking words to express our gratitude to witness this ...

St Malo to Bayeux

A travel blog entry by dles3222 on Jun 20, 2015

14 photos

... 2] Nevertheless, it is always referred to as such

  • We met our guide at the Bayeux station at 1 pm for a tour of the Normandy D day beaches....6th June 1944. There were 5 beaches designated for the landings, Omaha and Utah for the Americans, Gold for the British, Juno for the Canadians and Sword for the other allies. All these landings were reasonably successful except Omaha, ...

  • Always Remember...D-Day June 6, 1944

    A travel blog entry by ohrnsabbatical on May 08, 2015

    1 comment, 36 photos

    ... look down on the beaches below. After viewing real footage and looking at a lot of photographs of the days before, during, and after the D-Day invasion took place we were filled with many different emotions...pride, sadness, and anger. But most of all we felt gratitude to the men and women who were involved in the invasion. More than 150,000 Allied troops landed on the beaches June 6, 1944.

    When we walked on the beaches they were ...

    No War Today - Market Day & Mont St Michel

    A travel blog entry by chrisanddot on Apr 25, 2015

    2 comments, 16 photos

    ... to be in English. We kept pushing the language button, not realizing that 3 languages were already on the screen. We choose Diesel, pull the yellow Diesel pump and proceed. Nothing comes out. The screen says we have the wrong pump. Look again - there are 2 Diesel options, of course plain and more expensive. We had chosen the more expensive on the console. Must be the default. Too late, we proceeded and filled our tank. Only lost about 20 ...

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