Chateau De Challain
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... path, through more vineyards, stunning scenery, and a few massive hills (everyone's least favourite part of the journey). Eventually, we had to begin the return journey in order to get the bikes back to the store on time. The return journey was no less scenic than the first time through, it truly was a great experience.
Arriving back at François we played a game from Finland that was a mix between boche and bowling, it was really fun. ...
... platform and Les made me slow down. His theory was that if they put a platform with a display case on the line, there must be a reason, so we had to slow down to have a look. Yes, there was a reason. This huge bloody mechanical bat appeared and scared the hell out of me. I think I jumped 10 feet in the air and I'm surprised they couldn't hear my scream of fright in Angers!
But my ultimate favourite was the 4D theatre experience. I ...
... views of the city were spectacular! Fortunately, it was a beautiful day too and what made my day was seeing a little family of ducklings with their parents in the gardens of the cathedral. So cute!
We also visited the Palace of Versailles. Now, it is fair to say that the Palace doesn't do much for me - too much gold and a bit over the top for my liking. I prefer Hampton Court in London - yes, I know, no-one is surprised by that. But we did ...
... of the service was in French - I was pleased that I could understand 90% of it - my time in France has not been wasted! Both National Anthems were played - well done to the Hutchins and Collegiate choirs for singing it in French! It was also wonderful to hear our anthem being sung with gusto by everyone at the ground. For the first time in a few months, I felt a little homesick for all things Australian!
I was totally amazed at the ...
... The first couple of paragraphs were pretty easy - same tenses, same words, spoken by the same person.... I was sure she would not use that bit because it was easy! Anyway, we head into the exam - yep, you guessed it - the teacher had chosen the first few paragraphs - and the rest, as they say, is history!
It took Sally and I 10 minutes to write out the translation. We both turned the page at the same time and finished at the same ...
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