Ibis Budget Cabourg Dives Sur Mer
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Beverage Selection
- Pets allowed
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In Duclair today, I toured the Saint-Wandrille abbey. No one was allowed to go inside, for fear of disturbing the nuns. Abbeys always worried me. So quiet. After we(it's not a private cruise)toured some abbey ruins, without the nuns, so I could breathe without freaking ...
Okay, poo it! Be gone with the budget! I just arrived at the cruise docking station and the taxi cost me €289.58! Oh well, the cruise is seven days, so I think I'll just relax; no more jumping around from place to place! The cruise cost €1324.65 and begins in Honfleur, France. Yes, expensive, but everything is already planned out for me. So I can actually take a break! That's what vacations are about, ...
... we headed off to Omaha Beach. The first thing to remember about Omaha Beach is how different it is now from the scene set 70 years ago. This is the location where people think of D-Day. Two 88mm guns at both ends of the beach, plus quick draw guns raining down over 50,000 bullets every minute (this is what Nick remembers-any fact checkers to agree/disagree?) made the march ashore more luck than skill for the soldiers. Now, people enjoy the beach for windsurfing ...
... he lives and breathes this stuff and you could feel the passion he holds for the story. Walking in holes created by dropped US shells, standing alongside and inside German bunkers complete with the original weaponry was spine tingling and the visit to the US cemetery was the most humbling of experiences as we glanced over 9000 graves of some very very young men. Another advantage of small towns is that ...
... houses and barns which dotted the rolling hills. We stopped at Omaha Beach, the site of the main US beach landing, which many will remember from the opening scenes of the movie Saving Private Ryan. Steve walked to the water's edge which was at the height of the outgoing tide and when looking back to shore marvelled at how people could get out of barges and boats, under withering fire and try and make their way across open ground some 400 meters away. The ...