Les Camelias Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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We start our day mostly refreshed some still effected by jet lag. Our first trip starts with a trip down to the beaches where d day had happened. We first see one of the beaches that the Americans had to fight at, we went for a small stop at Pegasus bridge ...
... bit of normal foccacia with Brie at the Lidl! A nice relaxing lunch looking out to sea it was kind of hard to imagine that this had once been the landing sight for so many troops!We crossed the road inland and found a little museum dedicated to the French Commandos that had trained with the English and then been involved in the landings, only 177 were trained and by the end of the campaign only 24 had not been wounded! Some of the old ...
Last day today..... Today we had a number of teacher seminars and a talk about Operation Overlord. This took place on a high point overlooking the area we were discussing - the view was breathtaking!! Our last stop for the morning was at the Bayeux cemetery. We weren't there long before we saw quite a crowd forming at the front entrance - we soon learned that there was a WWII vet in our midst! We learned that he was a British observation ...
... cycling from "Home to Rome", home being Ireland and we wished them all luck as they set off. Sees is a pretty Normandy town, small but with a large twin spired cathedral which looked so lovely in the distance, from the road as we drove through nearly three weeks ago. We will explore it today as we are just a short walk from it and the town (Carrefour on the doorstep). More later, internet permitting!
On Monday 16 June 2014 I went to visit the french town of Domfront in Normandy France it is a lovely town with a great Castle with great views of the local Area. Domfront has a shopping street with shops to allow you to spend a few hours Shopping and plenty of places to eat and drink. Domfront also has a very good church and a Tourist Information Centre. ...