Travel Blogs from Bayeux
... swelling up and down nicely!
Find seats in a 'free' lounge and settle down to catch up on our sleep.
We'll soon be home, after almost 5000 miles.
Then it will be tackling a MH full of dirty washing, over 2 months post and the accounts to find out how much all this has ...
... at the top and go back down to look for a sign. Around we came and there ahead on a rise up a long wide drive continuing beyond the boulevard we'd just come up, stood a very lovely chateau! Had been hidden by trees from the road! Being a private chateau the only tours were guided, and no photos allowed. We were in time for the last tour of the day, and the only ones, so it was a private tour and in English, which was great. Amazing to hear - I'll try to ...
... the other way, either! Hey ho!
We stopped first at a French memorial, where a volunteer was painting one of the vehicles on display.
Then we went on to the main memorial. It was very busy, and we noticed a lot ...
... German army. We, the Americans, believe it was the Brits fault that many Germans were able to make it out of the gap while the Brits claim it is our fault because we stopped. We only stopped because that was our designated stopping point while the Brits had to clear out more German resistance to reach our lines. I don't know who is right, but obviously i side with the Americans. The museum sided with the Brits though (The British liberated Bayeux). Overall, I thought ...
... on the tour! So it was just the two of us and the tour guide. Our tour guide was Peter and he was German (of course) and he was great. At every stop he had a huge photo album of photos where he would explain things from 1944 and we could compare it to what we were looking at. We first went to a place on the beach that had a bunch of German bunkers with guns sticking out the front. We then went to Omaha beach. Present day, it is a regular beach where people go to picnic and ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Mogador Bayeux
I thoroughly enjoyed my stay. The service was stellar and I really loved the breakfast bagettes.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.