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... but a real bum puckering adrenaline rush.
The wind blasts down the estuary and gets stronger and stronger as you get higher and higher.
To compensate you have to lean into it more and more.
At the top the view is fantastic but of course you can't stop to admire it, you're hanging on for grim death.
Then it's down the other side - wheeeee. ...
... look down on the beaches below. After viewing real footage and looking at a lot of photographs of the days before, during, and after the D-Day invasion took place we were filled with many different emotions...pride, sadness, and anger. But most of all we felt gratitude to the men and women who were involved in the invasion. More than 150,000 Allied troops landed on the beaches June 6, 1944.
When we walked on the beaches they were ...
... of the german pillboxes are still around, can be explored. Stared at the tranquil english channel and tried to picture the largest amphibious invasion in history taking place before me. Tough to do with french schoolchildren laughing in the distance.
Hopped back on bike, zipped through Normandy countryside. Green, rolling hills, windy, narrow single-car-width paved roads, hedgerows, rabbits and birds, quaint streams carrying recent ...
... the house after we had all been outside for a while to find that the door had indeed been left open. She was a little concerned when she heard a shuffling sound from with in the house as the rest of us were casually enjoying the sun outside. Cautiously entering the kitchen, it was revealed that one of the dozen cats living on the farm had made its way into the garage and up the stairs and found the defrosted, and incidentally, ...
... we stopped by the stores, we noticed a "temporary" army camp. We decided to have a look and it was kind of funny! Many of the people wearing American uniforms were DEFINITELY not American. They just come for fun and sent up tents and live like it was 1944, albeit with a few modern necessities. Along our drive back, we noticed people gathering so naturally we stopped to have a look. We stopped at site of the Omaha Mulberry artificial harbor. Back in the day, ...