France, day six – D-Day Beaches and Mont St Michel
July 22, 2010
On day six we headed out to see the D-Day beaches and the American cemetery. It was a very moving experience. To stand in the middle of the cemetery, among rows of crosses, and imagine them as young men instead.. was just humbling, to say the least.
By the way, several of these images were taken by Brian!
A destroyed gun from the German bunkers.
A view from the top of a bunker. It’s amazing how far it actually was from the water.
Omaha beach, as we were heading into the cemetery.
After the D-Day beaches, we headed out toward Mont St Michel, an abby and small town that used to be an actual island, but is now currently more of a peninsula.
On the way we saw a huge, almost unending field of sheep!
By the time we checked in (we had a hotel snafu!) and ate, it was pretty overcast and chilly, but the clouds were amazing.
Self portraits of a sort. 🙂
Thanks for looking and I hope you all have a great upcoming weekend!