Hotel Mecure - Cabourg
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We will visit a French market, the famous Bayeux tapestry as well a doing some language activities around the town (buying ice creams/cakes/drinks, souvenirs, postcards and stamps.Before our departure from Bayeux we will pay our respects at the British war cemetery in ...
Its our last day.Up at 5.30 We moved pitch last night, so we're on the main drive up to the chateau, so that we don't disturb anyone when we drive off.
Arrive at Ouistreham in good time and have our breakfast, while waiting in the ferry queue.
Its high tide and windy, so the ...
... heroism from both the troops and the locals. The Canadians played a massive part and it was they who finally freed the town by removing the last remaining Germans - 50 Hitler youth holed up in the girls' school.
One man was executed by the Germans for being a spy, his crime? Keeping homing pigeons which he could have used to communicate with the English!
It was fascinating and humbling to read the tragic tales and, as seems to be the way with ...
... but he settled and behaved very well and I enjoyed his character. No dopey nose to tail riding school horses here. It suddenly poured at one point, and we sheltered in the bocage under the oak trees, but it didn't look like stopping so we rode on, and it was fine. I don't mind rain, we get precious little enough at home and it keeps things green, and it's Normandy, known for its rain. We arrived back in sunshine and I had a hot shower and changed into dry things, ...
... sloppy traveler. Lesson learned: No more lazing in bed after the alarm goes off! After I finished breakfast we walked a couple of doors down from the Ermitage and visited the tomb of Saint Therese before leaving Liseaux at around 10:00 a.m. I won't elaborate on this, since we were here just last year, and I explained everything in detail, with photos, in my Travelpod journal at that time. We drove through the beautiful countryside of Normandy to Bayeux and Arromanches. We ...
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