Hotel Francois 1er
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... in like sardines! We didn’t have a plan B as there were no campsites open at all at this time of year so all we could do was the same as everyone else, secure a space!
To be on the safe side we put a ticket on the car and hoping for the best, walked into La Rochelle in the pouring rain. La Rochelle is a beautiful old town with a lovely old harbour and full of very expensive boutiques but unfortunately the weather was ...
... do the bisoux
properly, you don’t actually kiss, you just graze cheeks and make
the kissing sound. Although I have met people who have really planted
a kiss on my cheek. So maybe this is a topic I should bring up next
time I see our French friends. I’ll have to get back to you on that
Smoking…Which Turns into
a Discussion about Baguettes
One night we were out and the topic of
what Americans think of the French briefly came ...
... 8221; and I
went to the English assistants’ apartment to book our train tickets
and reserve a spot in the Youth hostels. As it turns out, Gemma is
going to come to Barcelona with us and Georgina has some friends
coming to France for the first part of the holidays so she will meet
up with us in Marseille. Then from there, there will be 5 of us
touring around. It should be a good time. We don’t have anything
specific planned, except for the trains, so ...
Quite an eventful day. We woke to pouring rain (actually it had been pouring most of the night). Eventually we decided to get dressed as the rain eased, packed up except for breakfast things. More rain prevented us eating outside so we were back in tents to eat. By 9.30 we had packed wet tents and sodden flysheets and were away. Gradually the sky improved and we were in sun. Up ahead we saw black skies ahead pouring ...
... crevettes (shrimps to us plebs). Then round the harbour at La Rochelle before arriving at Marsilly overlooking the sea for our first camping overlooking the sunset across the sea; and our first oysters. All in all a very good day. Bon soir. Ps we passed the 1000 mile mark 2 miles before our campsite this ...