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Today we had a bit of a lay in coz we can coz we are on holidays;-) We headed into the large metropolis of Bayeux to do some grocery and wine shopping and I was so surprised to find the wine we had at my end of 39th year birthday dinner at this little posh French restaurant in the Emporium in the Valley however that was in 2007 and it cost my darling husband $72.00 at the time, yesterday it cost €9. I think I have found my drink for France as it is ...
... looks huge and this is just a strip of sand however at low tide, the beach literally goes out for miles, it was high tide today when we arrived. We took a walk and read the plaques and memorials. I had a moment on the shore on a bench to myself and tried to imagine the horror and carnage of the day and for the life of me, I found it so hard to grasp. The beach and surrounds are just beautiful and peaceful ...
Visiting OMAHA beach helped me to understand why the Americans had so much difficulty on their section of the beach. On D-Day they made very few inroads on their section. Today we stood on a high point overlooking the beach - it seemed really far and very, very steep. I've also learned that there were a few other factors that led to their lack of success on that day - the weather. This affected the timing of their landing and where ...
The 70th anniversary of the battle is coming up on the 6th June and there is a hive of activity as the region prepares for the event. The air is thick with American accents and it is hard to miss the ever present tour groups. It has been a long day so we cut our planned itinerary a little short and head.ed to our hotel in pretty Bayeux.
... in killing hundreds before they were overcome by allied support coming from the rear. It was interesting to see the numerous craters from allied bombing around the bunkers and gun placements.
Despite the poor tour guide we enjoyed the experience of seeing the places we have heard about in history lessons and immortalised in movies, all from the comfort of peace time and a stunning summers day in Normandy
We got back to our hotel about 1pm ...