Hotel de France
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- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
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... and cheese. I hope they will use it as it is a pity to throw away good food. We are once again watching TV and hoping for an outcome from the Greek issue. There are only 4 English speaking channels, all news. The first night we watched 'The Price is Right' from Russia, that was interesting, also 'Death in Paradise' that was in French, as well as 'Undercover Boss' also dubbed in French. I should be reading I ...
... the less, it was a beautiful day and many laughs and good times were shared.
After our visit in St. Lo, we headed out to the farm where Suzanne and her siblings were raised. Marcel, her brother, still resides on the farm. We took a little walk down to the pasture, which used to be an apple orchard where the G.I.'S had set up their camp, and the exchange of eggs for chocolate, and blossoming friendships took place. ...
Left Bauge after breakfast and took the N road towards Le Man as we decided we were in no hurry so avoided the toll route. Le Man itself was a bit of a pain as there were lots of roadworks going on. Past there and on to Alencon which was not too bad and on to Falaise where you can pick up the toll free road to ...
... of the liberation of France from the German army, took place on 6 June 1944. They celebrated the 70 year anniversary just a couple of weeks ago, and all the villages we pass through are still festooned with flags and bunting. We first went to Point Beach, where there is a small memorial, then headed further along the coast to Juno Beach, to a visitor centre that ...
... more than 156,000 troops crossed the English Channel. Minesweepers went ahead to clear the waters in preparation for the landing crafts that carried men, vehicles and supplies. We saw a Higgins Boat which were the landing craft used. Between midnight and 8 am, more than 11,000 aircraft (127 of which were lost - one being Ron's), flew over 14,000 sorties. At 6.30 am, troops began coming ashore on a 60-mile front at the five beaches, code named: Utah, Omaha, ...