Residence La Fregate
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... to the bottom of the cliffs. The Germans sat on top of the cliffs with machine guns, just blasting away at the Americans. Men did survive, though - one of them is on the tour with us. Andy Anderson came ashore at Omaha beach, survived and is still living. (We have two veterans on the tour with us).
We didn't get back to the hotel until 8 pm, had a quick supper and are exhausted. Thankfully, tomorrow will be a shorter day.
Up we got and on our bikes to go and check out where all the Parisians go for the summer. Here's me thinking they were going to be quaint little towns. Well they were quaint but they were not so little. It was about a 12 km ride there and the roads were not too busy. These places are the closest beaches to Paris and there are ...
... guarding the bridge.
We moved on to Juno Beach, where the Canadian soldiers came ashore. They walked right up to the buildings that are right on the beach - the other beaches bordered open land. While we were on Juno Beach we saw several WWII planes fly over. We expect there will be more tomorrow along with reenactments of some of the battles.
Next we stopped just outside of Arromanches, located on Gold ...
... looked ominous and the wind could almost stop you in your tracks. I found myself reconsidering my "plan." But there really wasn't much of an alternative. I could wait a day, stay the night at a cheap hotel in Le Havre-- but the weather might be just as bad tomorrow, and I was eager to get on with things. Besides, what better way to get things going than to jump right into it? Ha ha. As I left the city I noticed that the few cafes along the route ...
... the man
Rod- oui oui choo choo says Rod smiling
Man - man tells us to hop in and gestures to our hire car and he will take us to the train.
As you can imagine Rory and I are looking on at this with amusement.We are not sure if we are being taken to the train station or being kidnapped.
It could be relief or he could be the only car thief that gets a tip!
All is ok and he takes us straight to the Gare Du Havre Train station ...