Le Faisan Dore
Travel Blogs from Fontenai-sur-Orne
... heroism from both the troops and the locals. The Canadians played a massive part and it was they who finally freed the town by removing the last remaining Germans - 50 Hitler youth holed up in the girls' school.
One man was executed by the Germans for being a spy, his crime? Keeping homing pigeons which he could have used to communicate with the English!
It was fascinating and humbling to read the tragic tales and, as seems to be the way with ...
We arrived yesterday, travelling for over 150 miles to a campsite in Normandy, ready for the ferry at Caen on Wednesday night. We had not booked in advance so were uncertain that we would get in here but there was lots of space and it has turned out to be a very good site despite it being a council run business. It is quiet, clean and comfortable. There has been a large group of cyclists staying ...
... smells so bad". I answered without giggling "Yep it reeks". (On the inside I was dying.) The factory reeked of it. At the end of the tour we participated in a cheese tasting of the four types of cheeses this company makes Livarot, chamambert, pontleveque, Neufchâtel. Daniel decided with his first bite that he did not like it at all. "I was dying ...
On Monday 16 June 2014 I went to visit the french town of Domfront in Normandy France it is a lovely town with a great Castle with great views of the local Area. Domfront has a shopping street with shops to allow you to spend a few hours Shopping and plenty of places to eat and drink. Domfront also has a very good church and a Tourist Information Centre. ...
Bagnoles de l'orne is a lovely French Town set alongside a lake in the middle of some stunning Normany Countryside. The Town has plenty of Shops to allow you to buy postcards etc to remind you of your stay in Normandy and lovely cafes and places to have a meal and also plenty of Hotels to stay the night or a few nights. There is also a lovely walk around a river as well. ...
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