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... girl said
that Americans think that the French are rude, always smoke and buy
baguettes and I said “well….” But I stopped there as Flo said,
“attention Che Che” (pronounced more like shuh shuh, but this is
how he spells it). And yes, Che Che is my new nickname. Which is fine
by me, I rather like nicknames (and rather dislike the way my name is
pronounced here, but you get used to it).
Regardless of what some stereotypes
... vacation and a great way to get to know each other even more. I
feel that when people travel together, they tell more stories about
their lives or confide in each other more about what they would like
to do in the future.
Hopefully it really is sunnier in the
South of France while we are there because this past weekend was
rain, rain, rain on the West coast, but I guess that’s what I get
to look forward to this winter.
This past Sunday ...
A real seaside day. Morning mists as we rose after our wet previous evening to breakfast standing up before setting off along the coast. Morning coffee at Chatelaillon-Plage with local dancing in regional costume to accordions, hurdy gerdys, flutes; then on towards La Rochelle with lunch overlooking the sea as ...
As we got up at 7.30 we just about got away without torches. As light came we had packed up the trailer and panniers and we're sat at our picnic table for tea, muesli and toast with Vegemite and Sarah's home made apricot jam. Then we were off north bound to the ferry crossing to Royan - a rolling, pitching crossing, a bit chillier than our southbound crossing two weeks ago. After 60 some miles (we can't be more accurate as the mileometer stop working after lunches for a few miles) we ...
... areas. It is advertised as a no traffic island, but I did
see some vehicles on my journey, of course not a lot, just a few. The
locals have bikes with wagons/trailers on the back to transport
things or they walk.
It was a very relaxing and peaceful
day, I am thankful that I was able to go for a cruise and enjoy the