Hotel De La Mer
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... and Dartmouth. The nearby beach, known as Slapton Sands, was in 1944 part of the site of the ill-fated Exercise Tiger.
Exercise Tiger, or Operation Tiger, was the code name for one in a series of large-scale rehearsals for the D-Day invasion of Normandy, which took place on Slapton Sands or Slapton Beach in Devon. Coordination and communication problems resulted in friendly fire deaths during the exercise, and an Allied ...
... tradition. Whilst they were gone we had to do some homework - boring!
In the afternoon we did a treasure hunt with Catherine. She did one for us and we did one for her. It was really fun until Maddy's big mouth wrecked it. Catherine thought I was getting tired so I had a bath and then got to watch a movie before dinner.
For dinner Phil made a roast with Yorkshire pudding and baked potatoes - yum! Then after dinner we had thumb wars with Phil before going to bed. Great ...
On our way to Sidmouth we stopped Restormel Castle. We are definitely getting our monies worth from our English Heritage pass. With this pass (that we bought in Dover in June) you get free admission to all English Heritage sites and a discount (half price) in most other sites throughout England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Yeah! So anyway this is a castle ruin but still very interesting. It is basically a ...
We got woken up at 7am this morning and it was still dark. Terrible.
Maddy and I went downstairs to get a baguette and we had breakfast and then had to clean the apartment. It wasn't too bad - not as long as it took to clean Elle's house!
Dad wanted to be on the move by 9am and Mum had arranged for our host Cleo to meet us at 8:45am. However, she was late and didn't turn up until 9:10am so we just gave her the keys and left.
We caught the Metro from ...
... I think the trip would have been a bit of an anti-climax, as I would have been a bit fed up with my own company after a few weeks! Although I did have lots of casual socialising with people on many of the smaller campsites, the trip didn't really involve me in doing much with other people at all, so these two special visits made everything else great too.
So now back in Plymouth and making Sue very jealous ...