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We arrived in one piece and caught a taxi to the Hotel Savoy where Henry had a little nap and skipped dinner!
Tuesday dawned grey but not too bad, and several degrees cooler. We wandered into St Helier and looked around the shops and harbor area. The town itself was slightly disappointing, a mixture of french and milton keynes architecture, from quaint to functional reflecting a pragmatic approach ...
... with their terracotta roofs? Where Bougainvillea thrives in abundance and the beautiful Jacaranda trees that bloom in May? Is it blue skies or the miles of Atlantic kissed terracotta tinged beaches? The people? Why do I have such an enduring love for a country that isn’t my own? I suspect, deep down, it is something to do with my grandmother’s Greek genes that keep pulling me back here. I love the heat. Two hours from the Mainland UK and it is 10 ...
... The Allies wouldn't launch the invasion without some way of getting supplies inland quickly. It was a very dry factual movie but nevertheless informative and showed many pictures and videos I wouldn't see on the history channel! Therefore, it was worth the visit! Next, I had an hour and half to kill before the fireworks. Since I was tired, I decided to spend time wisely and write the blog while listening to the oldie music from the 1940s. The music is quite ...
... was incredulous and we could make out that he was asking how many kilometres that was. Jonno couldn't answer that but told him 21 hours travel. Again he was amazed and with a laugh and an "au revoir" he left us. We imagined him recounting the story to friends and family - "there were 3 Australiennes sitting on the steps of the Catholic Church in the cold eating quiche, they travelled 21 hours for that!" And onto ...
... played dead for two hours fearing the defending German garrison would shoot him if they realised he was only ensnared. Eventually he was hauled down and surrendered to theGermans, who in turn surrendered to him later that day. In the movie The Longest Day, PFC STEELE was played by the well known actor Red BUTTONS. The real PFC STEELE revisited Ste-Mere-Eglise several times before his death.
Because the drop of PFC ...