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... to check out the nearest boulangerie for tomorrows croissant and the local supermarket where we bought a bargain bottle of gold medal winning wine for only £3.60 to toast our first night in France.....happy days!
The campsite is brilliant, we have a huge pitch with hedging on 3 sides for privacy, there is every amenity you could wish for including wifi and free use of the sauna, and all for only £12 per night!
... 3pm the rain slowed down and we began the 45 miles or so ride to the ferry terminal at Cherbourg. The rain stopped and then the sun came out.
The boarding of the ferry with the bikes was very smooth and we took up position in the restaurant where we spent the remainder of the 'kitty' or 'whip' on a nice meal and a bottle of red!
4 hours later we arrived at Poole in Dorset and started ...
... have been raised to the ground and rebuilt to accommodate the ever increasing influx of tourists. Some of the restaurants, happily, are still being run by the Portuguese families who started them. When the Euro came into force in 2002, local developers seemed to start building with a vengeance. Villas began to erupt amongst the pine trees in the area surrounding Vale do Lobo. Will the building ever finish in Val do Lobo? I can’t say. There is always something new ...
... Maisey. Basically I could see a whole big area and the guns were in charge of defending the area. It took a ton of bombing to get rid of the bunkers. I did not expect the bunker complex to be that big. It was huge. I had fun climbing in and out of them and then standing on top and getting a spectacular view! I then made my way to the sister gun battery that is down the road. Both are equally impressive. The gun battery is called Azeville. During the battle ...
... built into the hills that are visible from the beach.
The American Cemetery is beautiful and sobering. It made me proud of what those soldiers did and made me wish that I could rid the world of war.
I think Josiah enjoyed his Birthday. Our guide even arranged ahead for there to be cake (a delicious Black Forest cake) at lunch and gave him a book on the 82nd Airborne for a gift. It was so nice!
Happy Birthday, Josiah. I love you so ...