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... has got me thinking about the country and people of France in general. In many ways I feel a kinship with the French. They prefer things quiet and stoic to the point where they will ask someone to leave who is talking on their phone on a train. My antisocial tendencies really appreciate that. However, there are few smiles and I can’t remember hearing any laughter here.
There is also a great deal of pride in being French. Pride isn’t always a bad thing but ...
... it was kind of blah.
The one I really liked was the Cathedral Saint Pierre (pic 4, pic 5). It was gigantic and had some beautiful gothic architecture. Unfortunately, when I went in, there was a service of some sort being held with the organ being played, people singing, and the Eucharist being taken. I didn’t feel comfortable advancing more than a few feet in the door. Just far enough to see how beautiful the church was. I couldn’t be too ...
A long drive today in the sunshine but very easy French roads are a dream although we ended up paying for quite a log stretch but it was worth it to get rid of the roundabouts the French have discovered how to build them and have put them every few meters. We are parked by a river at the side of an abbey when we arrived ...
Mick had told me to call in on Baz, that he'd love to have me stay, all is good.
So imagine my surprise when me and Spike were winding Stella up, that they didn't even know who I was!
When I turned up, Baz took one look and said, Gotta be honest mate I don't recognise you at all.
So we sat down, had a drink, ate some lovely food, and chatted.
Baz and Stella live on a lovely piece of land with a ...
Left Arromanches about 9.30am and drive through Bayeux onto Rennes where we lunched at the Golden Arches, purely because they had the convenience of food and toilets at the same venue.
After lunch we continued on, mostly on the motorway, however Madam Navman did lead us astray every now and then and we did drive through some small villages and countryside as we tried to skirt around the bigger cities.
Arrived at Poitiers at 4.30 pm, only 465 kms covered all up, ...