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Saturday 28 February
Up and off to the supermarket again – looking for Carrefour but ‘Hope’ wasn’t that helpful and we ended up at a smaller Casino – picked up some supplies to go with our Caramel Fudge which had turned our surprisingly well! Brought some nice French wine, not the 3Euro stuff so we didn’t look cheap at our dinner dates house. Hard to know good French wine when you don’t really know what you are looking ...
... awesome because we don’t have to go to school for a whole
day. YAY!! When it was 11:45 we got let out to meet Mum and Dad, at 1pm Maddi
played Trivial pursuit with Roxanna our neighbour which was good for both of
them as they are both learning the others language. Once we were ready the boys
dropped Maddi and Mum off at the pool (Dad driving). They were both really excited,
they succeeded getting in to the complex. BUT when they went down the stairs ...
... for contacts.
Then off we went to Nimes to check out our next family trip – this place was recommended as a must see by Sophie our Landlord. It is about 55 minutes away and is the Capital of the Gard department (major region), it has a rich history dating back to the Roman Empire and is commonly referred to as the French Rome – key things to visit with the kids next trip – Arene (Roman amphitheatre), Maison Carree (Roman Temple) and Jardins de ...
Today was our first full day at Antoine's and Isa's and was awesome. In the morning we watched Johnny English because the adults were sleeping. After breakfast we played football for a bit until Antoine asked us it we wanted to go climbing. Antoine had climbeda lot when he was a student and had a few rock walls built on his property. The walls were made of stone ...
... added me to the driving of the hire car,we were on our way through lovely countryside to Uzes. In less than 40 minutes we had arrived in our temporary home known as The Petit Manoir which is just on the edge of the main square.
I will tell you more about Uzes when we explore it in more detail tomorrow,but suffice to say for now it is in the Languedoc region of France and is an enchanting old town.
We had a lovely spaghetti ...