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Travel Blogs from Barneville-Carteret
... br> We walked up to the phare expecting one like the one at Gatteville, but this is much smaller.
It sits on a headland with lovely views both sides and very clear views of the Channel islands right in front. We spend some time having a good look through the binoculars.
After a coffee break we drive on to ...
... surveillance and a lot of families were on the beach and in the water.
There were no shops, cafes or anything, just a lovely beach.
After dinner we went back to the beach to see the lights on the islands, but even at 11pm it still wasn't really dark.
We were joined by 3 other MH's and spent a very peaceful night.
... a really warm, sunny day.
Although the road along the coast is fairly flat, it is not that wide and mad French drivers do not slow down much or leave much room when they pass. They don't like waiting for cyclists when a car ...
... a nice campsite just outside Barneville-Carteret at a little place called St. Jean-de-la-Riviere and intended to stay for 3 nights but unfortunately they close on Sunday, so we could only do 2. However it was a very nice all-singing, all-dancing site with very modernistic showers and toilets, all black marble looking with a swipe card to get in, and we made good use of all the facilities possible. ...
... comme ça! –Not like that ! Usually used if the girls are doing something and they
aren’t doing it how they should be or if they’re doing something dangerous.
N'importe quoi. – The French equivilant of « whatever ».
Tu peux/tu peux pas. – You can/you can’t. (Hugely used).
C'est tous. – That’s all. I usually use this to indicate that ...