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I thoroughly enjoyed my stay. The service was stellar and I really loved the breakfast bagettes.
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... I also grabbed a little bottle of French Champagne to cheers my birthday friends. After shopping we headed to Longues Sur Mer which is where the 4 big guns are left from the Normandie landings, part of the Atlantic Wall built by Hitler as a last line of defence against the Allies. Quite a sight to behold. Next we headed to Colleville where the American Cemetery is located. What a sombre time. There are just over 9,000 graves at this site and it ...
... this bunker is the original German gun used to mow down thousands of GI's and when you get up close you can still see the bullet marks on the outside where the GI's shot at the Germans inside the bunker. Similar to the opening scenes in Saving Private Ryan where the boys took the bunker right up on the beach. We came upon a bridge that the American army engineers built in 2 weeks, this bridge carried troops, ...
This is basically our last day in Bayeux as we leave tomorrow morning. The last few days have been taken up with watching the final events at WEG which were the carriage events and showjumping.
we all went to see the Marathon, which involved 4 horses going through obstacles towing a carriage! It was pretty spectacular as we had never seen this type of event before. We had two Australians in the event, Gavin Robson, who did well but was never ...
... machine guns implanted in bunkers on either side of the valley. You could still see these bunkers in the side of the hills on either side of the valleys – 3-foot thick concrete with tiny little windows just large enough for a machine gun to fit through. Can you imagine having just swam/ran from the Higgins Boat to the beach, taking fire from above, seeing comrades die right beside you, finally reaching the shoreline and the “exit”…only to be met by ...
... you around in military jeeps. I'm just glad there was nobody with a paintball franchise when I visited Babi Yar.
But our weekend draws to a close. No more of the large leisurely meals with endless bottles of wine, local lamb and fine cheeses. Tomorrow we bid au revoir to Avril's friends and head to Provence. More blogs may follow.
May your days be filled with good things.