Hotel Le Curie
Travel Blogs from Cherbourg
The trip on the ferry was the first time for us. The crossing last 18
hours. We were for most of us feeling bad on the boat. We had
generous meals : for dinner, we had chips and for breakfast we
had plenty of things to eat and to drink : bread, croissant, hot
chocolate, orange juice... but we couldn't eat everything !
... truckers!! I'm doomed! I thought our dealership had them all stored in the waiting room!
it appears that at 10:00 everything opens back up. Actually 11:00. I forgot to change my watch to French time. Dayna is surfacing!
The Cherbourg peninsula is in sight. We have been informed via broken English and French that we must be out of our cabins by 4:00, very civilized. I can see, as we dock, that walking to our hotel is going to be a ...
... 2500 dead
- Arromarches, where we saw an outstanding film, The Price of Freedom, about D-Day and the eradication of the Nazi's from western Europe. The remains of the artificial Mulberry Harbor makes a ...
... some of the tour events in Zeebrugge, Belgium will have to be changed.
We caught the "Spinettes" tonight before dinner at the main stage theatre – three young girls who regaled us with songs from the 40’s. From there we headed to the Pinnacle for a fantastic dinner – filet, rib eye and more rib eye except for J who had the ravioli. Just as we were finishing up with ...
... It was also handy to watch the TV and check the progress of the race and enjoy a liquid lunch as well.
After a long enjoyable day out we arrived back at Chris & Rosa's at 19:00, just in time for the evening meal!!!
Tomorrow I'm off to Paris CDG Airport to pick Sue up and then head for Rheims where we are catching up with Louise and Phil for the next phase of our holiday.