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- Minbar in room
- Microwave in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... get water at the aire by using a bank card instead of a jeton (token), which we've never got. 2€ for 10 minutes water supply but it more than filled our tank. We managed to get back to the market before the bag man went and found a bag that would do the job for the time being. Back at the aire Mike tried to find what was preventing our solar panel from charging ...
... we headed off. Blainville is a lovely seaside town which is well known for its oysters and mussels.
Well, the fishing did not go to plan as someone had stolen the water! Well, the tide was out and when we say out, we really mean out! So instead, we decided to have some fun catching crabs amongst the small pools of water caught around the oyster fields and watching the procession of tractors coming in from the oyster fields further out ...
... amazingly fresh baguettes and pastries. Having a baguette in your back seat is an everyday necessity in France. Plus no matter how fresh a publix baguette is, it's nothing compared to one fresh baked in France. Andrew and I found an innovative carrying space in the cup holders for our baguettes during the day. We must have looked like real Frenchmen driving around. After our bakery stop we made our way to Saint Mere Eglise. This was one of the first towns in Normandy to be liberated ...
... 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 ...