Monthly Archives: April 2013

Day 10: Bayeux, Omaha Beach, and Pont Du Hoc

Today we left Chateau Monfreville relatively early and headed to the town of Bayeux. The museum there has the Battle of Hastings tapestry that shows the result of William the Conquer becoming the King of England after the battle with … Continue reading

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Day 9: Normandy and Chateau Monfreville

We leave Honfleur after a nights stay at the Ibis hotel and head to the Normandy museum.  We tour the very comprehensive museum focusing on WWII and specifically the Normandy invasion.  The display’s mince no words on the collaboration of … Continue reading

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Day 8: Giverny, Rouen, LaHavre

This is Monet day—as though we haven’t had a few already!  Giverny is about 45-miles from Paris and our route takes us on smaller roads to avoid toll fares and to see the countryside better.  Upon entering Giverny we find … Continue reading

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Day 7: The Palace of Versailles

  Today we sleep in a bit longer than in the past and have a quick breakfast of crackers and cheese, ham, and orange juice.  The cheese is the best you can get anywhere, and the prices are cheap!  But … Continue reading

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Day 6: Eiffel Tower–and more museums!

  Except for a cold mattress in the morning, camping in Paris isn’t so bad!  Enough of the creature comforts, and now down to the important stuff.  The Eiffel Tower is much bigger than one would think. I know we … Continue reading

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Day 5: Notre Dame…and beyond!

We now set forward to actually ‘Camp in Paris’! After packing up to leave the “Tim” hotel we head out to see what might be involved with such an idea.  I like GPS, however our Citroen GPS seems to decide … Continue reading

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Day 4: Museum’s R’ Us!

(Rodin Museum) Today we thought we’d do something novel…..how about going to a museum?!?  Actually we had to go across the front of the Louvre to get to the Musee D’Orsay (Orsay Museum).  It seems like more than just yesterday we … Continue reading

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