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London to Auschwitz: Day 5, Caen to Évreux 125km Today, 545km Total

London to Auschwitz: Day 5, Caen to Évreux 125km Today, 545km Total

Another physically and emotionally demanding day. After being woken up early by the pouring rain I weighed up my options. Asking around I learnt that a bus from outside where I was staying went directly to the Memorial of Caen. Many people had spoken highly about this museum but I wasn’t sure I would have time. Taking the rain as a sign I decided to hop on the bus (in full lycra and cycling cleated shoes) and visit this museum…

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London to Auschwitz: Day 4, Carentan to Caen along the Normandy Beaches 120km total

London to Auschwitz: Day 4, Carentan to Caen along the Normandy Beaches 120km total

Today was a very long day. Emotionally tough as well as physically demanding. On the bright side I got lots of free stuff! After waking up to all of my clothes being completely clean and dry thanks to Di, I noticed my chain was rusty from all of the rain last night, rolling through the little town of Carentan I found a small bike shop run by an old man. After a bit of pointing and my pigeon-French he came…

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