Monday, November 15, 2010

Snapshots from the Norman countryside

After absorbing as much war history as possible in Normandy's museums, we spent the night in a sleepy seaside town. Though the town's boarded-up bars and proliferation of B&Bs attested to the beachgoers that would seep in as soon as the endless rainy fall/winter/spring season began to wane, while we were there it was all but deserted. The students were sullen about the lack of nightlife (all the better to chaperone you, dears!) but for me it was a nice escape from the city, and I took the opportunity to take a long, sunset walk down the shore and around the surrounding farmland. Here are a few glimpses of what I found:

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