La Garenne

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

A Fitting Testament

A travel blog entry by robjackson on Nov 16, 2014

2 comments, 8 photos

... the cemetery or the beach below. The cemetery, if such a thing is possible, is a beautiful place. The lawn is immaculate as you would expect it to be and each grave marker appears so brilliantly white it would seem the marble is regularly polished.









There are so many of them. And all so young. Many of the markers have no name at all and simply read " Here rests in honored glory a comrade ...

A Welcome Quiet

A travel blog entry by robjackson on Nov 15, 2014

1 comment, 18 photos

... I return to Bayieux on Monday.

Turning north I passed through La Fontaine-St-Come, Asnelles, and arrived at Ver-sur-Mer. I found my way to the B&B where I was to stay. It is everything and more than I imagined; a quaint 19th century farmhouse, a stream flowing outside my window, white shaggy cattle grazing twenty feet away, and a golden retriever lying watch at the door to my room. ...

Final Day at WEG and Caen

A travel blog entry by blaurin on Sep 07, 2014

1 comment

... in when the queue finally started to move! Cynical I know, but this has been gained from experience over the last 2 weeks! This has been my main criticism of the organisation of this event. The had one entrance, creating this huge bottleneck of people! It would have been so much easier if they had created 3 entrances as they already had points A, B and C highlighted and then people would have queued closer to the entrance they needed to enter the ...

D-Day Beaches

A travel blog entry by lindsaygermann on Aug 22, 2014

16 photos

... for the fact that they were unseen under the water.
Francois gave us a few minutes to ourselves on Omaha to explore before we went to our next tour stop. Walking along the beach, seeing the actual location where so much pain, loss, heroism, bravery, and courage occurred was humbling. In the exact spot where we were standing, undoubtedly a young boy had bled and died. Sorry if this seems dramatic, it was just truly that moving to think about. We tried to picture the thousands ...

On the Road again

A travel blog entry by dresselhuis on Jul 29, 2014

3 photos

We left Paris in the late morning to travel by metro with all our luggage to the Garre du Nord where our car rental was awaiting us. However, travelling on Parisian public transportation is far from handicap and suit case friendly with all its winding tunnels and many, many, many stairs. (Maybe it just seems like even more when you are lugging around two large items of baggage). We encountered our only escalator when we arrived at our station which was ...

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