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Period hotel, good location
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... mouse with an elephant behind me, the elephant being very careful not to hurry me along. Soon an immense ghostly shape emerged out of the gray: the bridge! But surely not THAT bridge? Yes, that bridge. If Google was wrong, and there was no bike lane, it was going to be a very wet and very miserable ride back to the city center. But this being France, there was a bike lane along the side-- though it was a huff getting up the hill. It was a long ...
... guys to land on Normandy beach were the Rangers. There is a monument dedicated to them in the shape of a dagger. When I asked the tour guide what it was, she explained the dagger to me, but then also mentioned, oh by the way it is also a very phallic symbol - represents men,s might! She had a sense of humor even if she never stopped takling.
The next stop for me I loved was Omaha beach. It is beautiful setting. The beach goes on for miles ...
... uphill to the Cote de Grace with the old cathedral and stunning views of the town. We also found the best bakery with our favourite baguettes of the trip in Honfleur where we went daily to purchase the seedy multigrain baguette they called cereale.
There were markets yet again in nearby Trouville, where we walked around the port and the fish market, and stopped for a seafood platter of deliciously fresh oysters, prawns and crab claws. It was ...
... are good and the weather is a mix going across.
We have no problem finding our hotel in Honfleur and it is right on the harbour. Check out the pictures. The room is good, bathroom with a tub (dare I cause another flood??) but the parking is a mile away. (Uphill!). Aw well, Guenther is young :>) We check in and then take a walk around this cute little harbour front. Many of the places are closed but we will see ...
... comfortable. After my lunch and nap with my friends I had plenty of energy for exploring. Since we picnicked we didn't have time to go both up and down the cliffs. So we chose to go down by the water! It was so perfect. And I bet you will never guess what I discovered there???? Tidal pools! Yes, my obsession with tidal pools continues and I had a great time exploring each and every one I found! I even found some tiny ...