Travel Blogs from Carquefou
I'm in Casablanca now, it's 31°, Nantes was 12 °. It's brown like Australia, France was lush and green,I don't suppose they have great tasting strawberries here. How odd, this morning I was wandering around the market in La Boule, now Casablanca. Two hours flight and the world has completely changed, it's not like this in Australia! Waiting for Dad (Chris), I haven't heard from him. I wrote an email on Friday, no response. Hope all is ...
... Thank goodness for Werner's backup hotel list unearthed from his pannier!
Highlights of our stay in Pornic were a long walk along the wild Atlantic past "les pecheries", little fishing sheds on stilts over the ocean with a large net to be lowered at high tide and, "mais oui", the FOOD!!! Good old trip advisor directed us to delicious shellfish gallettes at a local creperie!
Our "poster" collection is ...
been invited to lunch with Sophie and Andy friends
of Sallys, so Wayne decided
that it would be a good idea to try and wear me out before I got
there so that I would be on my best behaviour.
Although I appreciated the long walk before I got there it turned out
to be unnecessary as a treat was in store for me in the form of
Now Julien is Sophie and Andy’s
9 year old son who had ...
... in Nantes. His museum was actually pretty cool and had a lot of illustrations from his stories. I didn't know much about him but I'd say he was the guy who inspired "steampunk". Or, as a nerdier reference, it all looked like something out of Bioshock Infinite. We also walked down to the Machines De L'Ile display on Ile de Nantes for their opening day startup. The highlight of this was a TWO STORY TALL MECHANICAL ELEPHANT THAT YOU CAN RIDE!!! It was seriously amazing to ...
Last time I was here, I couldn't walk yet. Now I can, yey!!
The Christmas market is so cool. Lots of people offering all kinds of stuff. I got to try roasted Chestnuts, sugar pretzels, and all sort of treats.
The lights are even prettier, but I wasn't allow to put them in my mouth. Bummer.