Manoir Au Pont Rouge

Address: St Loup Hors, Bayeux, Basse-Normandie, Normandy, \N, France | Hotel
 
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Travel Blogs from Bayeux

Paris Bound

A travel blog entry by k_thryn on Apr 10, 2015

2 photos

... train and the next one doesn't leave for another hour, so now I am enjoying a boxed sandwich and a beer. I guess balancing all the eggs yesterday helped me out. I managed to carry my bag, wheel my suitcase and manoeuvre the food tray with only one near spill. Unfortunately missing the train means I have an hour less to travel around Paris, but that's the way things ...

Juno Beach-A History Lesson for All Canadians

A travel blog entry by turnerstravels on Mar 29, 2015

11 comments, 6 photos

... is sugar coated. It is clear what has happened here. It is clear that a failure at this and the other beaches on the coast of France in 1944 may have changed everything.

At the end of the exhibits, we go to the beach. It is cold, and windy, and the waves are choppy and uninviting. I think to myself that this is exactly how I want it to be; exactly how it should be. This beach should not look nice, or inviting, or welcoming. The blood of so many has ...

Final Day at WEG and Caen

A travel blog entry by blaurin on Sep 07, 2014

1 comment

... winding passage, which has cones with a tennis ball on top. You have to go through without knocking the balls off the cones, and under time. What made it even more exciting was that the 4 previous carriages had all gone clear before Boyd's round. And I think I said he was only half a point ahead. One ball and he would have been bronze, if not fourth! Despite the French crowd around me I had to celebrate and tell them all, not that many would have ...

D-Day Beaches

A travel blog entry by lindsaygermann on Aug 22, 2014

16 photos

... 8211; the tracks led them directly to the 5 guns that were camouflaged and hidden, still aimed at their respective beaches and ready for an Allied landing. No German soldiers were guarding them (they thought their camouflage job was good enough evidently?) so they threw grenades in the barrels and successfully completed the mission. It’s guaranteed that we didn’t do that story justice just now, but it’s just a small taste of the many inspiring stories we ...

Normandy

A travel blog entry by belldallas on Jul 26, 2014

4 comments, 38 photos

... town to see an actual military glider plane and a C47 plane along with a collection of gear that soldiers carried into battle, military uniforms, and an assortment of other military artifacts. Very well done. From there Guillaume took us to a hill above 7-mile long Omaha beach where the Germans had an elaborate bunker system and a clear vantage point to defend the assault from the sea. Then he took us onto the beach while explaining all the details of the Allied invasion. Our ...