Ibis Creil sur Oise
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- Reduced mobility rooms
- High-speed internet in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Docked at Le Havre and set out for the Normandy Beaches tour. Disappointed that the American cemetery was closed today, but the rest of the day was perfect. The first stop was Arromanches where the Allies built a port in a few days in order to supply the troops that were landing on the adjacent beaches. Omaha Beach ...
... tides on this coast, the marinas have to rise and fall and long way. Easily 30 feet of piling stuck out of the water. The stairs accessing the marina were very steep with the tide out. But once the tide is fully in, the place would look like a normal marina.
All along the coast we saw large areas of mussel and oyster farms. The farmers drive their tractors right out onto the mud flats when the tide is out to do their farming.
I chose ...
... the port. This area is famous for its scallops, so that's what we had for dinner.
Question of the day: Why do the French call scallops St Jacques?
Answer: The scallop shell, the coquille St Jacques, is so called because it has been the symbol used since the 12th century by pilgrims walking to St Jacques de Compostèle. A carved scallop shell is to be found on the front of houses used by pilgrims at stopover points.
... a rose which we were to place on any grave. Diana was touched when she came upon the grave of an 'unknown' soldier "known only to God" and so she placed Her rose there. As our Program Director so well said: The Cemetary is both horrific and beautiful at the same time. What a wonderful opportunity and privilege to visit this hollowed ground in Normandy and relive such an epic part of ...
... myself translating quite often. Though I discovered last night that Alain does have a spattering of English! He is going through a tough time at the moment because the farmers think that the supermarkets are ripping them off, so they are taking matters into their own hands and dumping dirt, hay and animal droppings in the front of the supermarket as well as destroying foreign products ...