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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 ...
... 23 and Maxime, 19 and their
friends, one of which works at the same college my house lives and
works at too. His name is Florian and he is 26. There were also a few
others there, but it was a great opportunity to practice French with
French people, and of course to meet new people. The majority of the
French people there that night are actually all life guards and they
work at different beaches in the area.
The next day ...
... br> I bought a ticket that day, not wanting
to miss out on the last cruise of the season. Now, of course you
could do this same cruise from Fourras or La Rochelle later into the
year, but leaving from the port in Rochefort seemed to be the easiest
option, since it’s just a 15 minute walk from where I live. I
arrived in France the Wednesday and Dana had arrived the Friday, ...
... is Meredith who lives with
a French family and she comes from the States.
So as you can see, we are quite a mixed
group of backgrounds here in the small town of Rochefort and I hope
we can all learn about each other’s cultures throughout our 7
months together. School has been pretty repetitive so far, I started Oct 1 and I showed the students a slide show about my ...