Bayeux, France

Posted by Pat on October 12, 2019 in Travel |

8 October 2019 What Caen lacked in charm is more than made up for by the city of Bayeux. Unlucky Caen suffered heavy bombardment, destroying over 70% of its buildings; Bayeux was one of the few Normandy towns completely spared from destruction. It remains a beautiful historic city with cobblestone streets to wander and charming […]

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Normandy

Posted by Pat on October 11, 2019 in Travel |

5-10 October 2019 In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons. – Herodotus Listening to Beethoven’s Fifth Sympathy as background music for opening scenes of The Longest Day is an appropriate introduction to what will be a week of museums and sites which tell the story of the longest day in […]

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