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  • De captivants à banals, les articles et photographies de “The Baguette” sont une tentative de publier un journal de ma vie dans la Manche et de proposer un forum de discussion pour tout ce qui touche à la Normandie.
  • De captivants à banals, les articles et photographies de “The Baguette” sont une tentative de publier un journal de ma vie dans la Manche et de proposer un forum de discussion pour tout ce qui touche à la Normandie.

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December 21 2012 6 21 /12 /December /2012 10:31
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8205/8276271603_73574be680_b.jpghttp://farm9.staticflickr.com/8346/8276270549_f01dbb969d_b.jpghttp://farm9.staticflickr.com/8077/8277327466_fbc34c0ca1_b.jpghttp://farm9.staticflickr.com/8360/8277326484_0aa56cb8c6_b.jpgThis charming fishing port, with its granite houses and its quays littered with lobster pots, is one of the most beautiful villages in France. http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8065/8277322546_9b8912857c_b.jpghttp://farm9.staticflickr.com/8082/8277323292_7215d33c30_b.jpgTradition has it that the boat which carried William, Duke of Normandy on his invasion of England was built in the shipyards of Barfleur.  http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8216/8276267535_c25c9f5480_b.jpghttp://farm9.staticflickr.com/8493/8276266491_6e4f99b47d_b.jpgIn 1194 Richard Lionheart also embarked from Barfleur on his way to be crowned King of England.  On the day that I visited, a group of actors recalled these events with a reinactment at the foot of the église St-Nicolas.http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8357/8277306334_1d738370ee_b.jpg http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8216/8276261829_72e4f47b99_b.jpghttp://farm9.staticflickr.com/8354/8277318746_e6b1df879c_b.jpghttp://farm9.staticflickr.com/8364/8277317772_ecf86369d1_b.jpghttp://farm9.staticflickr.com/8075/8276258883_cce27850c1_b.jpgIn fact, the entire town was celebrating its Viking and Medieval heritage with several tents set up throughout the village. http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8347/8277315776_af566b1ab3_b.jpghttp://farm9.staticflickr.com/8211/8276256771_6f1a2da61b_b.jpghttp://farm9.staticflickr.com/8063/8277313730_dd7ef07029_b.jpghttp://farm9.staticflickr.com/8353/8277312650_cf0cbca5c2_b.jpghttp://farm9.staticflickr.com/8341/8277311634_52ea9c56dc_b.jpghttp://farm9.staticflickr.com/8073/8276252585_82a437f94b_b.jpghttp://farm9.staticflickr.com/8214/8277309500_b25e72deab_b.jpghttp://farm9.staticflickr.com/8200/8277307382_e987147766_b.jpghttp://farm9.staticflickr.com/8067/8277308418_39d1436dde_b.jpgIn a pile of staw beside one of the tents was this sleeping kid.  It looks like he had enough fun for one day !

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