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Today, Josh and I took a 3 hour journey, by train and bus, to visit Normandy.
Obviously today was a bit more sombre than previous days of our Paris holiday. We both really wanted to see Normandy, and it was definitely worth the long trip.
We expected to see Canadian memorials at Juno beach, but what really caught us off guard was driving by just regular city parks, and seeing Canadian flags flying ...
... my way around Caen. (I love French towns because they are so tiny!) After my triumphant return to civilization, I needed something to eat. I saw all these French people with a baguette sandwich. So I found the nearest one and pointed, waved money, and attempted French. I actually had no idea what I was getting except Jambon ando beurre. I knew Jambon was ham and I was hoping beurre was not gross. Turns out, it was heaven. I walked around eating my beautiful ...
... We decided to head towards the old coastal towns of Deauville, Trouville and Honfleur. We used the "A" road and later found out it was a toll road - €5.50 was well spent. We actually passed someone on the road as we are always the slowest driver doing 100 in a 130kph area, We then used local roads to make our way to these coastal towns. All three towns feature in the work of various impressionist artists and Bourdin (whose work we saw at a museum in Paris) ...
... either a white marble cross or a star of David. The double entrance is flanked by pillars set in a wall of white limestone, with a large lawn fanning out towards the graves. Twin pavilions contain the registries and visitors' books. In the centre is the lead up to the Stone of Remembrance. Standing there, a person can take in the cemetery, the lush countryside and the Atlantic ocean beyond. Leave plenty of time for walking about.
On a personal ...
17.08.09 Sarlat-La--Caneda N4 53.747'E1 12.747' 5eu for 24hrs here and 2eu for water. A new experience for us, this aire was controlled by credit card. To get in, one approaches, pushes a button, takes a ticket and the barrier rises. To leave, enter that ticket followed by your credit card. No need to enter numbers, the barrier rises. Sarlat is a pleasant town but heaving with us tourists. We had a look at the hotel we stayed in 8-9 years ago with Chris and Pat ...