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I've really enjoyed watching French television during my trip, especially the channel Arte. Today, a program on one of my earliest passions, paleoanthropology, featuring none other than Richard Leakey. My Mom was kind enough to drive me to hear him lecture in Buffalo, NY when I was ...
... excellent that was our afternoon sorted!
So after a quick lunch we changed into our swim wear, which in the case of Paul had to be speedos as the general swimming pool rules in France insist on no baggy shorts so budgie smugglers it has to be!!! Okay i've just been corrected, they're not speedos they're swim shorts......but still lycra hee hee. Anyway off we trotted to the spa only to be told that due ...
... beat all comers, presumably releasing all that pent up frustration at having a girls name!
The village surrounded the walled castle, that had been reduced in size due to a falling out with Cardinal Richelieu who ordered the wall and keep demolished in 1629. This left the castle unprotected and hence guaranteed allegiance.
We arrived at 1-00 to find that the ...
"Now listen very carefully, I shall say this only once . . . . . . " as we all know Michelle of the Resistance, as featured in the hit BBC TV show 'Allo 'Allo, said that line many more times than you could shake a stick at, so where better to find out the truth about the wartime French Resistance and a cafe owner called Rene than almost on our doorstep in Brittany.
Situated just on the outskirts of St ...
Back at hotel base we looked for a place for dinner in the area, nut it was Sunday, and mostly anything other than a bar was closed. We had to settle for a warmed slice of quiche and a beer at a bar in Pont Aven. No plate or cutlery, just the quiche on a piece of aluminum foil!
So if you are planning to travel to small towns in France (and perhaps Europe) most restaurants will be closed on Sunday and Monday.
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