Le Vieux Beffroi

Address: Place Albert Lebrun, Vire, Basse-Normandie, Normandy, 14380, France | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on Place Albert Lebrun, Vire.
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Travel Blogs from Vire

Mont-Saint-Michel

A travel blog entry by houseoftemple on Jun 09, 2015

2 comments, 39 photos

... for all the pilgrims and lords and ladies who came to visit and cooked and served them food and looked after them if they were sick. We took an English tour for an hour and it was fascinating. It's so huge and you go from one huge room to the next all decorated differently and amazingly. It was used as a prison for 70 years and they kicked the monks out but today there are 7 monks and five nuns in residence permanently who still celebrate mass. I will let the pictures tell the ...

On the way to Mont Saint Michel

A travel blog entry by houseoftemple on Jun 08, 2015

1 comment, 8 photos

... and she said, with a French accent. "u ave to urry. u must et back to your vehicle as u only ave alf an our free an then et cost u twenty eros. we book en latter wi." We did't argue but jumped on our bikes and hightailed it out of there back to the beast. We were in the furthest away car park and made it by a second we reckon. Kerry drove out the barrier arm but we forgot to communicate ...

Arromanches les Bains

A travel blog entry by houseoftemple on Jun 07, 2015

1 comment, 27 photos

... France. All well done but always when I see war situations I lament at the huge loss of life. We hopped on our bikes and explored the little village where you can still see huge concrete buttresses in the sea and where they built massive roadways from out at sea into the town to get all the vehicles in from the ships. You can see one of these in my photo but they were end to end and they brought them all ...

D-Day

A travel blog entry by euromike on Jul 10, 2012

3 comments, 25 photos

... 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 on Sep 11, 2009

6 photos

... 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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