In which an ageing climber comes to terms with life closer to the ground.

4/6/2008

Manche Normandy

Filed under: — Mike Chapman @ 7:31 pm

We stayed at Anne’s house close to here. Floodplains that have not been built on and flood on a regular basis

We stopped off at Portsmouth on the way. We had booked a crossing from Poole but the French fisherman were “revolting” and we managed to change our booking to Portsmouth.

Lynne meets a Dalek in Portsmouth

We did a Tourist trip around the Victory

The Dining room - The Victory

It did not take us very long in Normandy to realise that the last week in May/first week in June is remembering the landings there were a lot of things happening.

memorial-to-the-82nd-airborne

It soon became obvious that the bridges around here would have been so important to the D day landings

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