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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 ...
... thanks to Werner's appeal to a local contractor displaying a vibrant advertising poster in his window- it's amazing how effective smiles and hand signals can be:)
On our way to Nantes our changeable, cooler weather nececitated trying out our new MEC rain hats which we now love! At an afternoon stop for "un cafe" we met a newly retired Frenchman celebrating his 65th that day by starting his cross Europe solo ...
... where Krista's Alex calls home, went smoothly.
The sunny but cool weather was a perfect introduction to this beautiful region! We followed a dedicated cycle path west to the Atlantic, stopping for coffee in the vibrant market town of St. Jean de Monts. After checking out the variety of fish in the Sunday market we will have to eat exclusively fish in order to try them all.
After abandoning the bumpy cycle ...
... but I have to say I got on pretty well here. The city had a cool laid
back feel but still
managed to have a buzzing vibe. Walks along the river reminded me of
and the city was easy to
navigate (on foot) although I wasn't allowed on the tram unless
I was like a babe in arms or in a shopping bag(really?) the
pensioners did give theses options fleeting consideration but on
balance decided that neither was really a ...
... start up and go for his first walk of the year! Of course there were a ton of people around so we didn't stay for a ride or see the museum (also full of mechanical gadgets and animals! Oh and also also a 2 story merry-go-round with mechanical sea creatures...Amazing!) but we hope to maybe stop in when we head back to Nantes tomorrow. DID I MENTION HE SPRAYS WATER AT YOU WHILE HE IS WALKING??? Ok so I was a bit amazed by this elephant. Mike laughed at me when we were ...
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