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2012 London / Paris Travel Blog

Deauville / Caen

Left Honfleur this morning and drove to Deauville along the Channel coast. Deauville is a larger town with casinos, condos, race track and large beach. Walk through the downtown area and had breakfast at an outdoor cafe. Very cute town and busy Sunday farmers market. Arrived in Caen and visited the old castle of William […]

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2012 London / Paris Travel Blog

D-Day Beaches

Depart after breakfast from Honfleur for Omaha Beach and the American Cemetery at Coleville-sur-mer. The drive was only 30 minutes and the roads were all easy to drive. The cemetery has a small museum at the entrance which is very nice. You exit the museum by a reflecting pool and out the cemetery. Thousands of […]

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2012 London / Paris Travel Blog

Mont Saint Michel / Honfleur

Got up and left the substitute hotel but they did have great fresh ground coffee. Drove a little ways along the coast towards St. Malo but turned around because of time and the weather. Arrived at Mont St. Michel in light rain and wind but just after arriving on the island the rain disappeared and […]