Low Tide at Mulberry Harbour in Normandy

Arromanches-les-Bains (Mulberry Harbour), Normandy Arromanches-les-Bains, a small seaside town in Normandy, France, was the site of the WW2 artificial harbour known as Mulberry Harbour. The construction of the harbour used floating hollow concrete blocks of different shapes and sizes according to function and the three photos that follow show some of the surviving harbour components hidden when the water is up. It is possible to walk out onto the sands at … Read more

Vintage vehicles at Mulberry Harbour

Festival of Normandy The Festival of Normandy runs each year in Normandy, France, during the weeks around 6 June commemorating D-Day 1944. During the festival, visitors are treated to displays of vintage vehicles (land, air, sea) and events all across the region. Fewer and fewer veterans now attend, but those that can still make it are revered and respected way beyond celebrity. The festival dates for 2018 are 26th May to … Read more