Monday, August 16, 2010

Bénouville - village ...

... the Manoir d'Hastings ... (EN-FR)
by manoirhastings.com 
...  is a 17th-century walled priory ...
... view Notre-Dame-du-Port Church (12th-16th century)...
... Place du Commando Numero 4/No. 4 Commando Square...
... Bénouville was the scene of the first - and possibly 
most vital - battle of the Allied invasion of Europe 
on D-Day, June 6, 1944 ...
source: en.wikipedia.com
... Notre-Dame-du-Port Church (12th-16th century)...

... Cynara scolymus / Cynara cardunculus ... (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org
Apart from food use, the Globe Artichoke
is also an attractive plant for its bright
floral display, sometimes grown in
herbaceous borders for its bold foliage
and large purple flower heads.
  
EN: Globe artichoke - NL: artisjok
FR: artichaut - DE: Artischocke 

   
Bénouville (Calvados) ...
... is located on the Canal de Caen à la Mer
close to Caen and Ouistreham ...
source: en.wikipedia.org

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