Manoir de la Riviere
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... we were at 6.45pm. Traffic ground to a halt and there was no explanation as to what the reason might have been. We were thinking there might have been an accident, but we didn't see any sign of one. One lane of the two-lane highway was closed, but by the time we reached that we were picking up pace again. We eventually stopped at 7.45pm just long enough for a sandwich and toilet break, them it was on to Paris. At 10pm, 15.5 hours after we left, we ...
... out in a u-shaped room; upon entering the room, you are handed an audio device that tells the story depicted on the tapestry. it is very timely as you walk slowly along listening to the story and the details of the pictures - while it is continuous, there are 57 "segments" that are numbered above (on the tapestry itself) that allow you to keep up with the narrative. It was easier to understand the pictures than it was the hieroglyphics we saw in Egypt. So, what is the story ...
... Horsa Bridge, formerly known as Ranville Bridge, the bridges were at important strategic locations linking a peninsular between the Caen Canal and the River Orne. The bridges were to be captured intact to allow British Forces to exit eastwards from their landing on Sword Beach later in the day.
The events make riveting reading. On the night of 5th June, 1944, 181 soldiers flew from Southern England in six ...
... the Norman conquest of England. Who created the tapestry is still up for debate, but it is known that it was created in the 1070's, just a handful of years after the Conquest itself. It's really a fascinating piece of historical art and was created in chronological fashion so by viewing it from left to right, you get the entire history. If you ever make it to Bayeux, I really recommend you take the time to see ...
... isn't even a tapestry at all. It is an enormous embroidery. However, the name tapestry was given it long before people studied the etymology of such things and as such is part of the history of the tapestry itself. So the name has remained the Bayeux Tapestry even though it's wrong since even an error is still part of history.
It is 230 feet (70m) long and depicts William the Conqueror's defeat of the ...