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Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy - Para-Equestrian Dressage Individual Freestyle Medals

Para-Equestrian Dressage in Normandy hits highest notes

The sun shone, the crowds came, and the horses dazzled at La Prairie Racecourse in Caen today, as the Para-Equestrian Dressage riders at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy (FRA) took to the arena for individual freestyle medals. 622 more words


Forgotten Landmark-Castle at Neuf-Marche, Neuf-Marche, Bray Valley, France

“The village of Neufmarché, about a league from Gournay, on the right bank of the Epte, still retains a small part of its castle, built by Henry I, to command the passage of the river, and to serve as a barrier against the incursions of the French. 137 more words


Omaha Beach

This pier is located near the small town of Vierville-sur-Mer and is at the west end of Omaha Beach.  Just to the right of the pier is where elements of the US Army 5 Corps landed on D Day.


Steph Survives - Year Abroad Part 1

It’s official: I have survived the first week of Year Abroad Part 1.

After several traumatic mishaps, e.g. finding out I was allergic to the dogs in the house I’m renting, saying “au revoir” to the supermarket cashier when I was definitely meant to say “bonjour” and crashing into a bin when driving the company car, I was happy to put money on the fact that this was going to be a long five months. 614 more words


Holidaying in September & October

Enjoying a holiday in late summer or early autumn can be great if you want to avoid the hustle and bustle of a summer escape. Choosing to holiday later in the year can sometimes make for a more relaxing experience as you can enjoy quieter campsites, quieter towns and quieter roads. 600 more words


Allen Withington, 47 Royal Marine Commando Association

Allen Withington is a member of the 47 Royal Marine Commando Association.

On the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the Association retraced the Commando’s route and told the story of their mission as well as the courageous actions of the French community who helped them. 19 more words

Annie's Dday Blog

A Tourist Guide To Normandy

The region of Normandy is located in Northern France. The area has an important historic past in that in 1944, it was where thousands of soldiers came on D-Day. 378 more words