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Today, Josh and I took a 3 hour journey, by train and bus, to visit Normandy.
Obviously today was a bit more sombre than previous days of our Paris holiday. We both really wanted to see Normandy, and it was definitely worth the long trip.
We expected to see Canadian memorials at Juno beach, but what really caught us off guard was driving by just regular city parks, and seeing Canadian flags flying ...
... de Bayeux (Tapestry Museum). The audio guide which came with the entry price was excellent and gave an excellent desciption of the tapestry and events depicted thereon. It is an amazing piece of artistic work.
- The Bayeux Tapestry isn’t really a tapestry – it’s an embroidered linen cloth.
Designated as one of the five invasion beaches, Juno was the responsibility of the Canadian 3rd infantry division under the guidance of Major General R Keller. For those attacking the beach, Juno was fronted to the right (west) by Gold and on the left (east) by Sword, both of these being British sectors.
The 3rd division consisted of 15,000 Canadians and 9,000 British troops. The immediate objective for the Canadian 3rd was to overwhelm German ...
... in wine sauce, with a plate of cheese (the last one, I promise!) as dessert. When these folks say a bowl of mussels they mean it – I counted 50 before I just stopped counting.
I could go to the Casino, but I would just get in trouble.
Tomorrow I think I might do the same thing. With a bit of shopping thrown in for good measure.
The sky was gray and overcast. The streets were wet from the rains that ...
... almost $30 in tolls just to get down to Caen, and once in Caen, we met a couple rude people while we were trying to find our hotel. The reason we came to Caen and stayed in France was so Justin could see the D-Day museum; however, by the time we found the hotel, the museum had already closed. All of this coupled with another dumpy hotel, made us really ready to go home.
However, after we got checked in, we went out to eat and had ...