Periers, and the beautiful cottage where we always stay

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The second home of friends of us, one of the four small waterfalls next to the house

These are photo's of the second home of friends of us in a hamlet near Periers where we always stay when we're going to Normandy on vacation.

Periers is a small village which lies in the department Manche. Manche is a French department in Normandy named after La Manche ("the sleeve"), which is the French name for the English Channel. The department includes the Cotentin Peninsula and the islands of Chausey. It is part of the region of Basse-Normandie and is surrounded on three sides by the English Channel, with 350km of coastline, and on the other by the departments of Calvados, Orne, Mayenne and Ille-et-Vilaine. Geologically, the department is connected to the Massif Armoricain. Basse-Normandie is predominantly agricultural in character, with cattle breeding the most important sector (although in decline from the peak levels of the 1970s and 1980s). The bocage is a patchwork of small fields with high hedges, typical of western areas.

PĂ©riers was liberated in world war II by the 2nd Battalion, 359th Infantry Regiment,  90th Division, of the United States Army, on July 27, 1944.

 

jennjeff1 says:
Petra, we love Normandy, especially Ste Mere Eglise! Congratulations on a well-deserved feature! I've bookmarked for later reference....

~Jeff (& Jenny)
Posted on: Dec 05, 2009
Stigen says:
Nice going !
Posted on: Oct 19, 2009
KeikoCreative says:
Oh is really nice thanks for sharing;) Congrats on your featured!
Posted on: Oct 19, 2009
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The second home of friends of us, …
The second home of friends of us,…
the other three small waterfalls i…
the other three small waterfalls …
firewood
firewood
the house, terrace and garden
the house, terrace and garden
Such a beautiful cottage!!
Such a beautiful cottage!!
inside the house
inside the house
my dad taking a nap in the sunshine
my dad taking a nap in the sunshine
Periers
photo by: Petra2111