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... park after parting with a substantial amount of money and by even more circuitous routes headed north - wanting to avoid the Pont due Normandie, one of the highest widest bridges in France before the Millau viaduct was built, and on a peage, tollway, where knowing what to pay is too complicated. Depends on how far you travel and the window of time to toss appropriate coins in the basket is petit! We found our way instead to the Pont de Tancarville, which was ...
... friendly and accommodating. The hotel is under going more renovations to date has so much charm and character. ------------------ We are here... we made it to Portsmouth. The Ferry ride was long. We got breakfast on board. It was barely slop. I cannot even think of eating food like that again. Thank Goodness Chris and I had Gravol before we left. What a cool city by the sea.. well English Channel. And an exceptional hotel with more charm and character. The Seacreast ...
This is what most of us came for and it was more than I expected. We walked along "Gold Beach" in Arromache, "Omaha Beach" at the American Cemetery and walked through the bunkers at Ponte DuHoc. I don't have the words to describe it so I am going to use Jacks. "This place leaves you just feeling weird inside. It is going to take me a bit to process and then I will come back with an updated post. Until then I will let the pictures do the ...
... The architecture is interesting and varied.
In Caen we enjoyed a wonderful "normandie" lunch and explored the castle grounds and the streets of the city. Very interesting and the old buildings still around are fascinating.
We took the fast bus back which took less than an hour, which basically took the motorway - not much to see.
This was such a lovely day.
... was sad to leave.
The satnav guided Derek out of Paris and we drove past the turn off to Giverny - Monets home and now big tourist attraction. Luckily Jim was asleep so he couldn't nag to see it. It was quite overcast and cold so not the weather anyway. We drove almost all the way on the motorway and even though it is quick, you can't really see much because often the sides are high banks. I did notice that little towns and villages are often quite close to each ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsL'Absinthe Hotel Honfleur
highly recommend to stay. Great central location on the waterfront promenade.
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