Marine Hotel Cherbourg Plaisance
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- Pets allowed
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'Leaving on a ferrryyyy, don't know when we'll be back again!'................
We were awake early to catch the 8.30am ferry to Cherbourg, another beautiful day with thankfully calm seas as Mandy doesn't have great sea legs! Arrived in Cherbourg at 1.45 french time and had a 2 hour drive to a small town on the Brittany/Normandy border called Pontorson.
After checking in at 'Camping Haliotis' we walked ...
... are several informative presentations with regard to the planning and preparation for D-Day.
After this we had a short walk on the path above the Omaha Beach and the first thing that I recognised was how difficult it must have been to capture the beach and gain a beach head of the 5 miles initially required by the Allies. The positions that we were stood at, above the beach, would ...
Mon., Sept. 8, 2014
Cherbourg is a town on the north coast of France located on the English Channel close to the D-Day beaches of Normandy. It is an important seaport for transatlantic traffic, a major naval base, and a fishing and manufacturing center. We took a tour today learning about the colourful and historic past in the days of Napoleon. With ...
... like all the Salamis,and their relations, olives and pesto's,and we enjoyed looking in the Butchers, many of them here, and meat is expensive it seems...very much so. A large fish market,with simply everything and that was the busiest place of all.
Beautiful tomatoes, more red than we have ever seen,rhubarb,and red currants and everything else...in-between.[Red Currants out for us at lunch]..The stone fruit seems small compared ...
... We struggled to find things but at the same time it was nice to turn in early and get ready for the next day. Oh, forgot a big con. IT IS SO EXPENSIVE. That is all I will mention about money because if you start talking about the money you're spending, you tend to forget the many experiences (cough cough..nick).The food was really good and surpassed my (relatively low) expectations. Cheers, England! Well, not quite done with England yet. I travelled to Portsmouth ...