Le Faisan Dore
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... a Camembert cheese making operation and buy a bottle of Calvados.
With the town of Camembert dialled in to Matilda, we are perplexed as she takes us out the southern border of Normandy, into Orne. Wait a minute, my book tells me that Camembert is in Normandy. Since Camembert doesn’t even show on my Michelin Europe 2015 Motoring Atlas, and it certainly doesn’t show on the nice Normandy tourist map ...
... time ever were one of the first to drive on, parking with the lorries at the front of the boat. On board we had a cabin with a sea view, dumped our stuff then got tea's and found a nice table at the back of the boat and sat there watching the boat get ready to go and then leave five minutes early at 2.40pm. The crossing was very smooth, the girls watched a film and Ollie and I chilled out in the cabin, seeing as the ashes were on, I listened ...
... the Palace and settled in at the Palace restaurant for lunch, which was a costly affair as expected, but nice and very welcome as we had scampered out of Paris without our morning croissant!
After lunch, we rented an electric golf cart to do a quick whip around the gardens and show Tess Marie Antoinette’s hamlet at the bottom edge of the Palace grounds. Note, when you buy your Palace and Gardens entrance ticket, be sure to also buy tickets to the Petit ...
I continued with my travels through a landscape that is called "Suisse Normandy" and again, it is a very nice place to be. Today will be the last day of my travels. I saw quite a lot and also sleeping for 3 days in a row in my car is taking its toll. It is the last journey ...
... leading up to an alter with a memorial behind it. There are V-shaped panels to reflect the light. This panel wall rises 8 metres high and is roughly 14 metres across. A Polish eagle hangs above.
The Poles seem to hold a special place in the annuals of French folklore. The Polish 1st Armoured Division, under the command of General Maczek, was attached to the Canadian Army. It entered the Normandy fray in July 1944 and took part in some of the most vicious and ...