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highly recommend to stay. Great central location on the waterfront promenade.
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... a charming converted Normandy mansion, and my room seemed like it was taken right out of Versailles. Even better, a full bath for tired bones. I'll relax 30 minutes, I thought, pouring myself a little wine and clipping off a bit of cheese as I lay back in the water. 30 minutes later I had rationalized 30 minutes more. Three hours later, I reluctantly emerged-- parboiled, sozzled, and in much less pain due to the two empty bottles of wine. At least I ...
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Today I am taking the train out to Caen and checking out the Normandy D-Day sights. I am on a small tour group different from Rick Steves tour. Today they are going to Montmarte and an evening guided tour of the Louvre. I know, I hear you, however when I made this trip the Louvre was on a different day. They changed a few things.
I left my hotel in the dark and it was raining at 6:00am. I had a 7:00am train in the Gare ...
... not far from Camembert, as well as several other villages that local fromage varieties bare their name such as Pont-l’Eveque. You can smell a fromagerie a mile away, and we happily tasted a few of the local varieties.
One last stop before arriving in Paris – the flower filled streets of Giverny. It was drizzly and rainy, but we happily walked along Rue Claude Monet with its picture perfect cottages covered in vines and pretty little ...
... after all this walking. As the saying goes "When in Rome..." so since this is France it must be time for crepes. Yeah how about some crepes and coffee. Okay, and down by the water! Now there is an obligatory food shot!
Okay, we just had the most delicious pizza outside of Italy so far. We went to a place called Il Parasole in Honfleur. Wonderful dinner, wonderful waitress. Just had to let you know. www.ilparasole.com
Left Caen to day and headed up to Honfleur, about 60km north of Caen. Honfleur is a small port town on the mouth of the Seine river.
We're only spending one night here before we head up to Calais to catch a ferry across to the UK (if the weather gods are on our side that is). Being a fairly small town, we think we can see most of it this afternoon and tonight, seeing as there's only ...