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Today was my turn to drive and our destination is Le Havre, about 250 kms away, including a side trip to Bayeux to see a tapestry. It's bucketing down when we wake and doesn't really let up before we leave. We retrace our steps back down the hill and partway across the bridge, with the luggage, in the rain, to the shuttle bus. As it's mid morning on a Sunday, the buses coming in are full and leaving empty so we get one to ourselves. Then ...
... home. The airline stewards were very courteous and served beverages, snacks and a meal. Upon arriving at Dulles around 7:15 p.m. EDT, we learned that the prearranged transport from the airport did not hold up to expectations, so we caught the Washington Flyer back to Leesburg. It was a long and tiring day, but we all will treasure the many fabulous moments that we had together on our "voyage sentimentale" in Normandy. Signing off for this trip. A la ...
... and rolling continued into the night until we were well into the Bristol Channel All in all it was an ok cruise, disappointing that we missed Mull and Lewis, the ship was dated and on the whole the passengers were older and more reserved than us. The staff were delightful, the itinerary was interesting and on the few days when it was possible to sit outside it was much more enjoyable, but we won't be in a hurry to return to Cruise and Maritime ...
This is probably the view most people think about when the hear Honfleur. The reflection from the basin along the old buildings. Many artists have painted it.
We had some nice reflections and the addition of Christmas lights.
Photos from the 2 weeks.
... The architecture is interesting and varied.
In Caen we enjoyed a wonderful "normandie" lunch and explored the castle grounds and the streets of the city. Very interesting and the old buildings still around are fascinating.
We took the fast bus back which took less than an hour, which basically took the motorway - not much to see.
This was such a lovely day.