This was our first stop of today. Tens of thousands of American Heroes are buried here. It is a solemn place, deserving of our respect. The visitors center was done well, we found it informative. My tape job on my glasses finally gave out right here, and the information desk saved the day, as they had scotch tape available for repairs.
At the tapestry museum.
The museum holding the tapestry is a long block from the cathedral. Sadly, there is no photography allowed, so you will have to take my word that this is one of the most spectacular things I’ve ever seen in person. First off, the tapestry is almost a thousand years old. A THOUSAND years! It tells the story of William the Conqueror and his 1066 story of invading England and becoming King of England. There are over 50 story panels on this meters long unbroken piece of cloth. Fully and completely an awesome experience.
One problem I’ve found on this trip is that it is difficult to take good pics of the old buildings. Over time, town has grown up around the cathedrals. At least there was no scaffolding.
It looked like many of the shops were closed for the season. The French in this part of France still love Americans, unlike the Parisians.
I have no idea what the bottom pic shows.