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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 ...
... or bust!!! We alternated with losing the cycle path but eventually all found Nantes.
Enjoyed our rest day in Nantes where we toured the Chateau of the Ducs of Bretagne - fascinating displays - before taking the tram out of town to the "Floriales International" - Europe's largest garden show! We had been seeing the poster BUT now we had to have that one, too!
Beautiful cycle along the Loire to the small ...
... br> there is the most enormous mechanical elephant and
I mean truly enormous!!
It's about three stories high and slowly moves along
the dock carrying people
up high squirting
water as it goes. It really is an amazing feat of engineering, it's
hard to describe it's just one of those things that needs to be seen.
to the coast tomorrow, lets see how the pensioners get on with the
new sat nav.
... Des Plantes while we talked about raising chickens. We also blew the previous days healthy eating out of the water by finding a fast food burger for dinner. First one of the whole trip and it wasn't even from a franchise, just some guy's stand! After Nantes we headed to Orleans, the eastern end of the Loire. And the home of Joan of Arc. I mean she doesn't live here now or anything...but we saw her old house! And I bet she has a museum around here somewhere...there is also ...
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.
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