Ibis Budget Caen Herouville
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... maintained. It overlooks Omaha beach and as the tide was out I got a better idea of what took place on 6 June 1944. It is obvious the Americans hold their war dead in such high esteem, the grounds are pristine and there is not a thing out of place. If you could call a graveyard beautiful, then this place is beautiful. Time for a pit stop back at our apple orchard again for the night before we head to Le Mont St Michel tomorrow. It was a wonderful ...
The trip from Le Havre to Omaha Beach took a couple of hours, we arrived around 11am this morning. It started out as a miserable wet day at Le Havre but the sun was out when we arrived here. Our first stop was the Omaha Beach museum but like everything else in France, it is closed for the winter. Took a couple of pics and headed for the beach. Wow, not what I expected. From everything I have seen on these landings, ...
... but alas it is apparently a road trip type of vacation this time around so into the car we go. Juno beach is not too far in a seaside town courseulle-mer where we had a nice lunch in the hot sun from a bakery. Ripley picked the sweetest cake I have ever tasted it makes my teeth hurt just thinking about it. More good timing at Juno as we only had to wait about a half an hour for the English tour, so we went down ...
... 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 ...
... in a serviette, whilst Vern is not a continental eater instead managing a small bowl of cereal.
We made it downstairs in time and the receptionist checked again as no one was there and then found that she was looking at wrong booking date - we did indeed have till 8:30 - grrrrr - all that rushing for nothing. She apologised profusely and we laughed and went back up the stairs for take two, breakfast still fast but at least I got a second coffee in.