Grand Hotel Les Endroits
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Today the a pad woke me up at 6 30 am. Elisabeth skyped me, Jonas my son was there too. The video which is used this days, probably was not to helpfull, to hide my sleepiness .
Anyway, the day before, I traveled to Biel, a city 35km west of Bern. Knowing this stretch very well and the fact it is a short ride, I reached my friends place in a little bit more then one hour. The added pics will give you the impression of ...
Rather than embarrass myself with yet another tale about a forest fiasco today, I've decided to spend my last evening on French soil with a further review of my exploits over the last 36 days. In keeping with a positive attitude I've had to remind myself to maintain throughout my pilgrim travels - and in life generally, I suppose - I am going to try to adopt Julie Andrew's 'favourite things' approach to these reflections. It may read a bit like a list but ...
... the spirit of a young soldier asking me to take him home. I would have had it been possible, yet he would have been returning to a very different city to the one he left a century ago.
A final thing about the Manchester cemetery was that one of the graves belonged to a soldier with the surname Ogden. While definitely a long-shot, I wondered if it could be a relative of my brother-in-law, Philip.
The last grave I saw was on the day I left R(h)eims (Day 19?). It ...
... a walk in the park' in comparison. The fact that it wasn't is due to a number of missing yellow arrows that caused me to get lost not once, not twice, but three times. Each time it happened, it cost me valuable time as I retraced my steps to see if I'd overlooked an important way marking. If I had been in a 'glass half full' mood, then I would have congratulated myself being smart enough to find the path again, but I was definitely in a 'glass ...
... it was not the place to pay for our mooring, that was a wooden hut with no sign on it and it was only open after 6.30. It served both the harbour and the campsite full of campervans.
We went to the supermarket and got things for a BBQ, the first this year. When we got back we put our parasol up and had drinks in the shade of it. We got then got everything outside in bright sunshine, table chairs and BBQ and John cooked some skewered lamb and chicken ...
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