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... maintained. It overlooks Omaha beach and as the tide was out I got a better idea of what took place on 6 June 1944. It is obvious the Americans hold their war dead in such high esteem, the grounds are pristine and there is not a thing out of place. If you could call a graveyard beautiful, then this place is beautiful. Time for a pit stop back at our apple orchard again for the night before we head to Le Mont St Michel tomorrow. It was a wonderful ...
... and Boyd Excell, who was always our best chance for a gold medal at WEG. Boyd was second after the dressage phase, but went ahead by half a point in the marathon!
As Boyd was in the lead and would be driving last on the Sunday, it left us with a dilemma for the show jumping final which was to be held in the afternoon on Sunday as well. Getting from one event to the other was not a problem, but getting a seat for show jumping was a ...
... machine guns? No wonder Omaha was the worst place – the landscape was simply more advantageous for the Germans than on any other beach. What occurred on that day is unimaginable. The courage and heroism of these young men is unspeakable.
Eventually on D-day, the 4th valley was taken; troops began flowing inland and were able to attack the Germans from behind at the other 4 valley exits.
The tide was out, so when we got to Omaha we were able to visualize exactly ...
... you around in military jeeps. I'm just glad there was nobody with a paintball franchise when I visited Babi Yar.
But our weekend draws to a close. No more of the large leisurely meals with endless bottles of wine, local lamb and fine cheeses. Tomorrow we bid au revoir to Avril's friends and head to Provence. More blogs may follow.
May your days be filled with good things.
... defeated party.
After we had made our steaks we ate outside, only to be soon accompanied by the same cat that had intruded into our abode. Initially oblivious to its attendance of our dinner, we were quickly made aware of its presence after my dad made the mistake of feeding it part of his steak. From that point, the cat would jump up on our laps, claws extended, attempting to get at more of our dinner. The rest of our meal ...
Other places to stay in Bayeux
117 Rue Saint Patrice, Bayeux | 4 star hotelfrom $126
71 rue Saint-Jean, Bayeux | 3 star hotelfrom $149
- The Lion D'Or Hotel - what a gem of a place...
- Excellent Normandy base
- A very French hotel
25 Rue Des Bouchers, Bayeux | 3 star hotelfrom $113
14 rue St Jean, Bayeux | Hotelfrom $169
- Okay hotel
- Absolutely magnificent!!!!
- Lovely hotel
9, Rue Tardif, Bayeux | 3 star hotelfrom $158
49 rue Bellefontaine, Bayeux | 3 star hotelfrom $204
9 Rue Genas-Duhomme, Bayeux | 3 star hotelfrom $103
21 rue Saint Patrice, Bayeux | Hotelfrom $156
- Ideal spot
- Unhelpful and Rude Staff
- A Charming Hotel in a Charming Town
Heacham Road, Sedgeford | 4 star b&bfrom $65
Chemin De La Gambette, Bayeux | 1 star hotelfrom $48
19 rue St. Martin, Bayeux | Hotelfrom $61
Bayeux | Hotelfrom $60
23 rue Larcher, Bayeux | Hotelfrom $130