Le Faisan Dore
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... from the others due to the hitstorical events that have taken place. From William the Conqueror to more recently being the last town liberated by the allies in WW2 which heralded the end of the battle Normandy.
In WW2 85% of the town was destroyed, however due to impressive reconstruction efforts the town is today a thriving and beautiful town to visit.
Our primary purpose for coming today was to visit Falaise Castle. The castle is known in French as, ...
Penny rented a little stone cottage for us in Lenault near Caen in Normandy. We seemed to be in a triangle of serenity. Almost no signs of life in the surrounding villages, almost no traffic on the lanes and byways, green pastures, burgeoning crops, apple trees and cows. Idyllic but close enough to big towns. Of course we ...
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 ...
... 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 ...
... cemetery at Urville is a testimony to what happened during those days in late August 1944.
Continuing down the N158 one happens upon the city of Falaise, the birthplace of William the Conquerer and home to the regal looking Chateau de Falaise. Largely destroyed by Alled bombers prior to the town being taken over by Polish and Canadian troops in August, 1944, Falaise has been completely reconstructed from its shattered state. It is a relatively quiet burg of approximately ...