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... girl said
that Americans think that the French are rude, always smoke and buy
baguettes and I said “well….” But I stopped there as Flo said,
“attention Che Che” (pronounced more like shuh shuh, but this is
how he spells it). And yes, Che Che is my new nickname. Which is fine
by me, I rather like nicknames (and rather dislike the way my name is
pronounced here, but you get used to it).
Regardless of what some stereotypes
that is just one opinion we’ve heard. Although it is nice to hear
about what the locals think and what they have experienced already. I
have also mentioned in my classes that I will be going to Marseille
and some students have said that it isn’t a great city either, but
I’m hoping that I will be able to see the beauty of Marseille
through the eyes of a Canadian tourist and be grateful that I get to
tour almost all of the south of France.
... crevettes (shrimps to us plebs). Then round the harbour at La Rochelle before arriving at Marsilly overlooking the sea for our first camping overlooking the sunset across the sea; and our first oysters. All in all a very good day. Bon soir. Ps we passed the 1000 mile mark 2 miles before our campsite this ...
... at Fouras. Again it's slightly different to last time as we arrived at 8pm in the dark and pouring rain. The good news is we have all used our overshoes now, so they were worth bringing them. It would have been somewhat later but we caught the last river crossing on the Transbordeur, a magnificent hanging platform which is pulled across on cables between1 two enormous Towers. Anyway we did catch it and are safely camped up at Fouras. Have a look at our dining room! More news to ...
... called Shell Beach and when I got to that side of the island, I
quickly found out why. There was a mound at least about a foot and
half to 2 feet high of washed up shells all along the length of the
beach, it was incredible.
So a little more about the island,
there are only about 400 inhabitants year round, once the kids get to
a certain age, they have to go ...