Grand Hotel de Cabourg
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- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Room service
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When opened in 1995 it was the longest bridge of its type in the world.
Total length: 2,143.21 metres (7,032 ft)
Height: 214.77 metres (705 ft)
As a comparison the London Eye is only 442ft high.
Not for the faint hearted on ...
... During our time in Normandy we went to museums, walked on the beaches where the invasion began, and went to the American cemetery which sits on the bluffs overlooking Omaha beach. Nine thousand American soldiers are buried there and people from around the world come to pay their respects when they visit the D-Day sites.
It is hard to get a sense of what really took place until you are here and walk on the bluffs, see the German ...
... of vehices, tanks, motorcycles, most of which were still in decent condition though they were 70 or so years old.
Went onto American Cemetery. It is funded by the US government, has a nice visitors center, huge area with multiple sections, has graves of 9,387 american soldiers killed in Normandy. Left cemetery and walked down to Big Red One monument (honoring the Army's 1st infantry division), then near Omaha Beach itself. Some of the ...
... of our day outside, most of us turning a deep crimson shade after baking outside for 6 hours, despite wearing sunscreen. At one point, we were all in the circular pool running in the same direction, successfully creating a whirlpool, which amused us all greatly.
One thing we have learned about staying here is that it is imperative to close doors - especially those that lead to the kitchen. We discovered this after Anneke ...
... rain to yell at me about my taking photos is disturbing his dogs. Seriously? You live in a place that has major historical significance to world history, and you're going to yell at tourist for taking photos? I did my best to be nice, and even apologized for waking his dog, but that didn't satisfy him. He started giving me grief in French with a British accent, so had no connection to this place either. I thought what a jerk. However, I got ...