Hotel La Granitiere
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- 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 ...
... It is so hard to imagine what went on back then, there's no balloons in the skies, no ships just off shore, no blood in the water, no cries for help, no bullets flying and no bodies falling, it is truly surreal. We jumped back in Fifi and continued along the road to the bunker that the boys first captured and spent a while there reading the information, taking some pics and once again reflecting what was so long ...
... 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 ...
... of the events leading up to WWII and some of the D-day landings. Its fairly heady stuff for me and Jess to deal with so basically it was not the most exciting place for the girls and especially so for the twins who just had to walk around and have no idea what it was all about. We just about got the twins to understand the good guys and bad guys and explained as best we could to Lily and Ruby but some of the pictures on display ...
... So I said all of that to tell of all of you this: I quit. I've officially quit and we've already found my replacement. God bless that poor girl.I'll be leaving France on February 24th. My last day of work is February 22nd. I don't regret the decision one bit. In fact, making the decision was the happiest I have been in months. My adventure has been fun here, but it's time it was over. I'm extremely thankful for this opportunity but it's time to return to the U.S. and start a life after college.