Grand Hotel de Cabourg
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In Duclair today, I toured the Saint-Wandrille abbey. No one was allowed to go inside, for fear of disturbing the nuns. Abbeys always worried me. So quiet. After we(it's not a private cruise)toured some abbey ruins, without the nuns, so I could breathe without freaking ...
Okay, poo it! Be gone with the budget! I just arrived at the cruise docking station and the taxi cost me €289.58! Oh well, the cruise is seven days, so I think I'll just relax; no more jumping around from place to place! The cruise cost €1324.65 and begins in Honfleur, France. Yes, expensive, but everything is already planned out for me. So I can actually take a break! That's what vacations are about, ...
... which was the scene of our picking up the car & was extremely stressful at the time. This time with gps working & some research as to where parking was best - thanks to tripadvisor- we parked on the opposite of the river to the old town & walked across. There we again saw cathedral & abbey. Here in Normandy many if the houses are timber with lime infill like in the Tudor times. Some houses are modern,some fake but many are original & all wobbly. ...
... cakes and coffee.
An interesting observation was that if a person arrives they go past every person, shake the men’s hand and give the wife to "air kisses". There were about 30 people present, at times a new person arrived and walked around the long table introducing him or herself. One is not introduced by the host as they do in Australia; you just go around and introduce yourself. (I think the same as in Holland)
... down the streets, I could still they are very proud and thankful to all. In the pictures, you'll see flags of every Allied nation. They are gearing up for what is going to be a crazy D-Day celebration! I had perfect weather for my visit to Bayeux. It was sunny and blue skies! The city itself had a nice small village feel to it. As I walked down the Main Street, I heard 1940s music playing in the background. After returning from Bayeux, the real fun began. My French ...