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After the cathedral, we went to the tapestry museum. Again, Jon waited whilst I went in (his insistence!) What a joy and a wonder! I remember learning about the Bayeux Tapestry at school and drawing Harold with his arrow in his eye. To stand and see the actual cloth... It was an amazing moment. The museum is so well done. The tapestry is stretched out in a darkened corridor, illuminated behind glass. Each visitor has an audio guide ...
... zero star rating in my opinion and not up to Ibis standards. Now we have to find new digs for the night. A drive around town lands us in the Novetel which is acceptable - allegedly 4 star. There is of course quite a price difference.......but.
Breakfast at Ferme Saint Joseph was amazing - cereal, fruit, lots of cakes, egg, and the usual croissants, bread and jams (tasted home made - so were the cakes etc) and so on. Then we got driven to the bus stop! Thank you Marie Brigitte. She drove us and 2 others.
We had to pay €3.10 each on the bus to get to the Pontorson/Mont Saint Michel railway station. Apart from the fact that it was ...
... patisserie I have to look. I just ate a giant chocolate macaroon that was so soft and fresh - sorry Mary.
Made it back to the hotel after a stroll for sweets and soda and it is now pouring down raining. Lucky. there is a Subway a block for our hotel and they have self serve fountain soda and ice for 2 euro. The girls there know our order. 1 large Coke and 1 hot tea. No communication gap anymore. We have been there about 6 times already.
... would be proud, if they knew. A couple of hours later, our server at a restaurant complimented both kids when they ordered in French. They just beamed when he said it.
So, off we were to the Bayeux Tapestry. There is something so wonderful about Europe- kids are free for almost every cultural attraction. Not discounted - free. Imagine if that were the case at the AGO or the Royal Ontario Museum?? Why isn't this the case?