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Normandy – France

Here are the captures from my recent travel to Normandy, a region of the Northern France.

1. Claude Monet Giverny garden.

This has a flower garden and also a water garden. It has an ultimate collection of flowers.

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Water garden

DSC_0763For the ones searching for flower collections: I had posted a dedicated article for the flower collections. https://kpworldofadventures.wordpress.com/2017/07/21/flowers-of-giverny-garden-france/

2. Etretat

It is a place with beautiful beaches, natural arcs, and cliffs. Sunset looks great from here. When the tides are low you can cross the cliff (the one in below picture) through a cave and can explore the part of the cliff (L’Aiguille). And it is not a sand beach but filled with pebbles in order to save the cliffs from erosion.

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Beach and cliff with L’Aiguille behind
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Natural arch
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Sunset
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This is what you see if you cross through the cave (L’Aiguille)

3. Arromanches-Les-Bains

It was once an artificial port and the place where Normandy landings on D-day took place during World war 2 (6th June 1944).  Even now, one can find the remains of the harbor in the beach.

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4. Mont Saint-Michel

It’s a rocky island few meters away from the land and easily accessible by the foot bridge. Low tide allowed us to explore around the island and enjoy the breathtaking sunset.

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Sunset