La Closerie Honfleur
Travel Blogs from Honfleur
Another great breakfast and all the children were brought out to say farewell, even fat French Julian who is there to learn English by immersion and driving Susan and Dean nuts because he won't get off his iPod. A circuitous but pleasant drive without any mistakes around Caen (a first), some lovely scenery up the coast and arrived at Honfleur a bit before midday. It was packed with tourist cars and buses and people, and as it was too early for lunch we walked ...
We have run that gamut of transportation. This morning we rushed from your hotel room from Ouistreham; the Hotel St. George to meet our ferry. While checking out I mentioned to the hotel manager that after visiting the various museums in the area that the Hotel St. George has a lot of history. He confirmed to say the hotel during the war had many Germans in it. The Germans used the hotel and neighbouring houses to stay at while building their bunkers along the ...
... all of us. Although Chris and I could have easily stayed there all day; after the last video exhibit and a touching message that Chris wrote to his Dad in the "Notes to Soldiers" book we plotted our course for Omaha Beach. Arriving at Omaha Beach to see how vast the beach was.... filled with Anti landing craft fortifications and that they had a cliffs to deal with and an enemy firing at that it was ...
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 ...
... towards Honfleur via Beuvron en Auge a nice little place in Calvados. We had to do the right thing by the natives and support the local economy of course. Not that we wanted to! But it gave us a good reason to hurry back to Honfleur and put the car to bed for the day. Nearly forgot to mention about sampling the new purchase.
Just walking around Honfleur enjoying the scenery, taking photos and doing a bit of shopping. Talk about shopping! We bought ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking