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- Tennis Court
- Breakfast Available
- Swimming pool
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... Atlantic wall, field guns, and memorials. Then you have the opportunity to walk on to the beach. It is the strangest sensation to walk from a museum where you have been looking at photos and videos of fighting, death, and destruction... and then walk on to a beach where children are playing in the surf and kite surfers are out on the water enjoying the windy day. Life goes on, I suppose.
We had a bit of ...
We met our guide Sandrine for a walking tour of Honfleur. The town has population of 8,000, but receives around 3 million visitors each year. It is still a fishing port with ~five working boast that go out for one tide to fish for scallops or small shrimp.
Honfleur if located across the Siene river from Le Havre which was 90% destroyed during WW2. Le Havre was completely rebuilt during the 1960's by a Belgian architect and is now ...
... back, which put me in my place.
By then it was after noon, and so we started looking for a place to get a light lunch. Most of the restaurants were fairly big-ticket prix fixe joints, and after meandering through downtown (which is pretty small) looking for a creperie, we gave up and settled on a pizza restaurant. Rebecca and I shared a slice of pizza and a salad with cheese fritters, and Marcia and Larry did the same. You may scoff at my holding up pizza and ...
... 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 ...
... call them that. So they built the church like a boat. So it is entirely constructed of wood as they didn't know how to work in stone and the roof is basically the bottom of a boat turned upside down. So if you go in and look up, it looks as if you could float the church down the bay by simply turning onto it's roof! So funny. But the inside is beautiful and has a huge old pipe organ. I wish I could hear some music played on it! Check ...