Le Vieux Beffroi

Place Albert Lebrun, Vire, Basse-Normandie, Normandy, 14380, France | Hotel
 

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Normandy - still feels like home

A travel blog entry by susannarachel

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... still flowed under the wall of the abbey grounds, complete with little wooden barrier that could regulate the flow. The mill wheel was no longer in the stream, but up on the grass. Must have been a fabulous place in its day. But revolutions and time take their toll, and like so much else, now a ruin. But like Hunaudaye and Fort la Latte yesterday, all neat and well kept with gorgeous gardens and walks in the surrounding countryside, and interesting ...

Le Mont St Michel

A travel blog entry by jgazz

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We made it in just the nick of time to arrive in Dover to catch the ferry across to France. We cut it so fine that our car was last to get on and Luke, Kate and the kids had to wait for the next boat, thankfully it was only an hour later. We arrived in France and stressfully familiarised ourselves with new road rules as we searched for a petrol station, we still are not sure exactly who ...

Mont St Michel

A travel blog entry by emlikestotravel

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It had to be done, didn't it. Although John had nearly been out off by hearing about the hoardes of tourists. Of course all the aires nearby charge through the nose, we managed to find a lovely one, Aire de Beauvoir, 4 km away from the mount but linked by a cycle path. So we walked in. The Mount itself was a spectacle from afar. It was free to walk onto and around, although you could pay a silly amount to go into the dungeons and the abbey. We felt it was nice enough just to enjoy for ...

D-Day

A travel blog entry by euromike

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... kilometers from where it all happened I decided that it was important to actually visit these infamous places.

After Paris I had arranged a Helpx in Normandy, in a little town called Vire. My hosts were a couple of English ex-pats who have a small farm just outside of town. There are chickens, turkeys, rabbits, dogs and a traumatized duck (Blue the dog loved to round her up and sit on her). My day to day work involved intensive care of some ...

Dutiful Workers

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... sell, and most people keep their own animals. Instead of going to market to buy meat, you go to buy the animal and raise your own meat.

Been watching these strange little creatures called quail. Tiny little birds that are easily cupped between your two hands. They are so small they're hardly used for meat, but their eggs are considered a bit of a delicacy - especially in the UK. What makes a delicacy? If it's the ...

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