Le Grand Hard
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Breakfast Available
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... The hot dogs were cool, because instead of a bun, the hot dog was surrounded with a baguette! It was amazing!!! Then we went back to Omaha Beach, and walked through the cemetery for a little while. While we were there, we heard the bells chime the National Anthem. It was neat. We are now on our way to Paris and our hotel, where we will be staying until Wednesday, I think. We are having so much fun! Cheers, Meredith, Esq. ...
... for them.
It was great to have a nice and relaxing day close to the gite without having to drive too far.
This trip has certainly shown us the benefit of basing ourselves in one location for an extended period rather than being on the go, moving from town to town each day and we know that any trips we do in the future will be spent in only one or two locations and using those places as a base to explore the area.
... the cemetery or the beach below. The cemetery, if such a thing is possible, is a beautiful place. The lawn is immaculate as you would expect it to be and each grave marker appears so brilliantly white it would seem the marble is regularly polished.
There are so many of them. And all so young. Many of the markers have no name at all and simply read " Here rests in honored glory a comrade ...
... William the confessor. This piece of cloth is not only unique considering its age and the fact that it has survived centuries of fire and almost being cut up and used for other purposes. It is a piece of art that is 50cm high and is a total of 70m long - a very interesting size if you think about it.
Contrary to our initial plan to be home at 12:00,(and part of that did not include visiting another museum) ...
... of power. I could feel the immense firepower that the guns carried as they drove past us. We got to see history driving past us at a little hotdog stand in Normandy! After the awesome display of firepower, we stumbled onto the Omaha Memorial. By then, the weather had turned perfect. It was sunny and blue skies as we walked Omaha Beach! We drove to Point du Hoc afterwards and I was very excited about it. Pointe Du Hoc is the location where Army Rangers ...