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Published: March 23rd 2013
It Didn't Move
Every morning I needed to make sure the remains of the Mulberry harbor hadn't shifted during the night. Thus the same picture taken each morning.
No worries about freezing in our room last night. The bathroom nuclear zone was keeping not just our room but part of the hallway nice and toasty. We almost didn't need to towel dry after our showers. The water evaporated quickly. Outisde our hotel window the parking lot was dry as well. There was even a glimmer of sun out over the Channel. It looked to be a rather promising day weather-wise.
Now that France was expected to be back to her normal return two days after Christmas, we passed on eating the hotel breakfast. Instead we decided we'd head back into Bayeux and shop at the huge LeClerc foodstore we passed numerous times trying to get out of town. As I started us on our way I spied signs at the edge of Arromanches depicting the German Gun Battery at Longues-sur-Mer. Thinking it was at the edge of town I headed that way. It turned-out to be almost 15 minutes away.
As soon as I parked the car and those of us over 50 got out to take a look-see, rain began to fall. Slowly at first, then growing in intensity as a cloud from England seemed to
Close-up View from Gail's Room
No rain so far today. A good time to get a shot of the German 88mm cannon guarding our Renault Clio in the hotel lot.
invade the space above us. I hardly noticed because what we found here was absolutely fascinating.
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