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... cool down until 8 or 9 pm. France and probably Europe runs on different time to Australia. We remembered this from our trip to Paris last year. You tend to get up late, we have been out the house around 10 to 11 ish each morning, then a late lunch, followed by a nap. Most of the shops/museums etc close during the middle of the day. Then by late afternoon we are ready to do something else, another walk or church etc. then home to change for ...
... to eat etc. Of course in a country where we don't speak the language google translator is a god send. Anyway we both got local sims - me for my phone and Mr S for his iPad ... But it isn't all that easy to top up. Oh easy enough to purchase top ups - just walk into a Tabac and ask for credit. But then what? The receipt is in French ... So back to the hotel for wifi so we can translate ... Then you can't do these things on the internet - you have ...
... as they consist of limestone.
There were some interesting flowers in the garden - including a bottle brush that we almost walked right passed. It's funny that it took a while to realise that there was something wrong with seeing one of these in France.
Walk back to the town was aided by a stop at the local ice cream shop - Italian gelato is good in any language!
... and a half I sat staring at the horizon trying to convince myself that I wasn't going to die. Trust me it was bumpy and while the swell didn't look huge - there were waves hitting the windows. Even Mr S conceded 'it was pretty rough out there". My friend John is planning a trip to France with his wife and daughter. We have been researching together - but his research has centred around chocolate shops and cafés! This one is for ...
After a busy day yesterday we decided to have a sleep in and a relaxed day at Mas des Melons. After breakfast we played a long game of "jungle speed" - you won't know it cause you can't get it in NZ. After that we headed to the pool - we brought the game and played a round. Ben came 1 (also known as first) mum came 2, Sam came 3, I came 4 (also known as ...
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