Hotel La Granitiere
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... cemetery and Omaha, Utah beach and museum, Arromanches 360 movie, and Pointe Du Hoc. If you are a true history nerd, then visit everything you can! The official guide to Normandy lists many museums and out of those I did not visit 2 because I read reviews that said not worth the time! Overall, Normandy will be a wonderful place and I am extremely grateful I could be there before and after the celebrations. I will definitely come again. How could I not?? One month down, one to ...
... Most of them were in their 90's. Some of them were in wheelchairs, but some of them looked like they could be around another 20 years. It was the most awesome site I have ever seen. I was so proud and humbled to be around those men who risked their lives for the freedom of others.
We met some of the most wonderful volunteers and relatives who just wanted to support and help their WWII family member receive the recognition they deserve.
... sang, the bands played and the JROTC stood at attention to honor our veterans who have passed.
The cemetery overlooked Omaha Beach. It was one of the most magnificent sites I have ever seen. There were 105 steps to get to the beach and it was a winding path down. I'm not sure how most of the vets got down to the beach. There was a boat still buried on the beach ...
Different Beers tasted 21
Bottles of Bundaberg Rum consumed 1
... in. Ironically, it was US law that required the strict separation of classes - for hygienic purposes. And even more ironically, 3rd class passengers were headed to the US to escape class systems, to pursue the American dream, and move up the social/economic ladder. But really, they were headed from one form of discrimination to the next and the price of that discrimination was in most cases their lives. The statistic I found most troubling at the exhibit was that 100% of ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed