Travel Blogs from Cherbourg
... or argument. Their two middle son’s just did their own thing and the two 10 year old girls hung around us just being nice and very friendly; two little angles.
Driving the shortest route is always the best way to see things; we set course to the famous town of St Mer Eglise.
St Mere Eglise was made famous by several things. First of all, prior to the beach landing on the 6 of June 1944, the 82 ...
... at the heights, however no guns were there when they got there only telegraph poles as the guns had been moves further inland. One of the best places though as it gives a real insight into the scale of the whole D-Day operation the views over Utah and Omaha Beaches are superb, the craters made by the bombs are awe inspiring and make the landscap like the moon (with brown grass).
Our last stops of the day were at Utah Beach ...
... It was also handy to watch the TV and check the progress of the race and enjoy a liquid lunch as well.
After a long enjoyable day out we arrived back at Chris & Rosa's at 19:00, just in time for the evening meal!!!
Tomorrow I'm off to Paris CDG Airport to pick Sue up and then head for Rheims where we are catching up with Louise and Phil for the next phase of our holiday.
Awoke to sunny skies over Cherbourg with a forecast of 24degrees. Chris has 2 days off work so today we are riding west along the Normandy coast, about 50kms in total.
No rush this morning as the TdF wasn't on the TV until 14:30. We will be back in plenty of time. So we headed out about 10:30 and followed the western bike path along ...