Hotel La Granitiere
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... was visiting from Utah. What a small world! Then we went to part of Gold Beach, which was taken by British forces, and walked around for a bit. It had really interesting, weird things that were half covered in sand. We think they were sunken boats, but we couldn't know for sure. Then we had a lunch of french fries (we had french fries in France! How cool is that?!) , chocolate crepes, Nutella crepes, sandwiches, and ...
Our next stop was the very picturesque town of Port en Bissen, near Arromanches. Which was more or less untouched by WW2. We stayed at an Aire above the town, in the morning we visited Arromanches another WW2 site here we saw a film about the "landings" in a 360 degree cinema. This was very difficult to watch, at the beginning you saw the excited faces of the young men going off to war but very quickly their expressions changed dramatically!!
On the lighter side Stephen ...
... the odds were stacked against them. If you've ever seen Saving Private Ryan's opening scene, that's pretty much what happened at Omaha Beach that day.
The cemetery at Omaha Beach is a beautiful but sobering place. Over 9,000 American soldiers are buried here, so there are crosses pretty much as far as your eye can see. The museum that adjoins the cemetery is ...
... a week. Yes, I will go again before I leave!! If you are ever in France, please visit as it is a very moving site and if the weather cooperates, you have amazing views of the coast! I went inside the exhibit which I hadn't done so far and I now know why, I nearly cried my eyes out. It is incredibly moving because they have really good videos along with artifacts from the American side. The museum has 3 main points: Competence, Courage, and Sacrifice. I was ...
... Rangez – Clean up/put away whatever you’ve taken out (this one’s a little difficult for them sometimes).
M'attendez ! –Wait for me.
M'écoutez. – Listen to me.