Hotel des Ormes
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... the abattoir. I did a little shopping at Marks and Spencer for Hotelier Chocolat.
We boarded the Petite Train for a little journey around St Aubins Bay and another narrated tour. Everything we didn't learn about Jersey yesterday, we learned today.
St Aubins is a beautiful and lively beach town, and we will have to come back someday to explore it further.
Tomorrow is the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain and there will be a huge airshow ...
... beach! Don't these bloody Brits know the war was 70 years ago! They were unloading and loading on the same beaches as they did 70 years ago. It is ironic since the famous "Mulberry" artifactual harbors were deployed here. It was really cool to see modern landing craft and vehicles on these same beaches. The first thing on the schedule was a movie showing a detailed story of the mulberry harbor. It is interesting to see how almost the whole operation depended on ...
... afternoon we went exploring the area and found another site that was still open, so may try that one on Sunday. It is mainly walks along the front with no shops or arcades such as we would find in England but very nice all the same.
We had thunder and rain overnight, but it seemed a bit clearer after breakfast so we walked a couple of ...
... Josiah got to sound an actual WWII air raid siren, and he played 'The Final Countdown' on a piano that the Germans had in their command post. We saw murals on the walls of the German command post painted by German soldiers during the occupation. It's just hard to believe that these things happened where we were standing. And the beaches are just beaches, but I couldn't help but see scenes from Saving Private Ryan and imagine what happened there. There are ...
... he tried to remove them from me by force, with both girls screaming and crying, while he and I argued rapidly in French (in front of onlookers). I completely snapped when he tried to pick the younger girl up and carry her off. I informed him that they weren't going anywhere with him and that we were going home. However, for some reason, the youngest girl had decided she now wanted to go with dad.
During all of this, mom called to check on us, like she does ...