Le Faisan Dore
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... Saint Michel, William The Conquerers Castle and the Bayeux Tapestry. Of course we took in the devastation of the Normandy landings on the towns all around but we also sampled the local tipple Cavados, visited Camambert and sampled the wonderful local cheeses and chose walking trails that provided bucolic vistas to gladden the soul. ...
We start our day mostly refreshed some still effected by jet lag. Our first trip starts with a trip down to the beaches where d day had happened. We first see one of the beaches that the Americans had to fight at, we went for a small stop at Pegasus bridge ...
... about WWII stuff in Normandy.... I should have done the homework last night! After a quick discussion it was decided that she would drive, while I would try to find stuff on the tablet and avoid becoming car sick - a full time job for me! I must say that I made that decision expecting to be driving on relatively straight roads for most of the time, and if I'd have known the roads that GPS lady had in store things might have been different! ...
... his statement. The countryside around the factory was beautiful. It was pasture land with huge fields of grains, grasses, and cows. The kind of land that makes you feel you would be perfectly content to live on a small farm in the country surrounded by cows and sheep with a flock of chickens. Normally the smell of animal poop wakes me from this dream but not ...
... where the "rubber hit the road" as units of the German Army became desperate - the noose was starting to tighten on August 18, 1944. For the Germans who escaped and the Allied units desperately trying to close "The Gap" the next several days were sheer hell.
On the hill overlooking Trun, there is a helpful monument with plenty of descriptive commentary. The view is rather scenic with the cropped fields sweeping in the direction of the Dive River. Trun, itself, is tidy ...