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Du pain, du vin et des oursins..... (Bread, wine and sea urchins....)   North Atlantic Coast - Somme and Seine Maritime ar, France

The trips in this report date back to the family’s spring holiday along the Atlantic coast in Northern France during the second week of May.

X-mas 2007 along the rugged Atlantic Coast of Northern France   North Atlantic Coast - Somme and Seine Maritime ar, France

Last X-mas we had booked a small home in Northern France, together with some relatives, close to the Atlantic Coast.

For those not familiar with the territory; from Calais in the North to Le Havre in the South, nothing but tall (60-80 meters is no exception) cliffs of mainly Cretaceous origin (Turonian and Coniacien, though @ some places Jurassic outcrops can be accessed), interspersed with little hamlets providing access to the beaches.

The littl...







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