Hotel La Granitiere
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- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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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 ...
... looks huge and this is just a strip of sand however at low tide, the beach literally goes out for miles, it was high tide today when we arrived. We took a walk and read the plaques and memorials. I had a moment on the shore on a bench to myself and tried to imagine the horror and carnage of the day and for the life of me, I found it so hard to grasp. The beach and surrounds are just beautiful and peaceful ...
... the role these bunkers had in the overall war effort of the Germans.
After spending about an hour at Longues-sur-Mer we packed up and headed to our next destination just a handful of kilometers to the west - Omaha Beach and the American Memorial Cemetery. This is really ground zero for the American assault on D-Day, so we were anticipating it greatly. A ...
... t much chance of doing anything outdoors so we had to come up with some indoor amusement and after riding for 12 miles yesterday and the kids being pretty worn out from that, what else would we choose bit to take them all to a museum and force them to walk around learning history. So as it was Anzac Day, and we are in an area that it is teeming with D-day memorials we decided to go to the Caen Memorial. This is a museum with ...
... t get back in, so I had to leave her standing outside, all alone. I told her not to move or to talk to anyone, that I'd be back for her. I absolutely hated doing that, but I had no other choice. I could run much faster without her and what if I had another fight with their dad? The first one had already upset her enough. I ran down the street, panicking, which turned to openly sobbing as I sprinted to try to find Ester. I thought that he'd kidnapped her. What would ...