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Travel Blogs from Landivisiau
... better for having eaten. It wasn't an easy run in, all big rolling hills, but with Dutch courage on my side I attacked them with fervour, cresting a few at 20 and coming off the back at 35. I got bumped off the road as it became motorway in the last 5 miles, then back onto the main road for the run into town. Going round a couple of the roundabouts I noticed a definite rear wobble, and on further inspection I have a bit of a buckled rear, and ...
... bakeries are all closed for lunch and restaurants have stopped serving. We had a long hot midday stretch today with nothing but two energy gels to eat - they are very ,uch a last resort. Sickly sweet and with the consistency of slug juice; they are not edible unless you are very hungry. We stopped at three or four villages as we approached Nantes and only in the final one did we find a dingy little bar still sleepily open. A coke and a snickers ...
... showers! For €2 each, we could rinse off the last few days’ worth of grime. Yessir, we’ll take it! Granted, it felt a little weird for me to wander into the mens’ room (where the showers were located – apparently a large percentage of French truckers are male), but Dejo had gone first, and told me which door, so I didn’t encounter any surprises. The showers weren’t exactly sparkling, nor spacious, but they were warm and effective.
So today, I went to this memorial.
Instead of describing it all here, I will post photos below and add some comments, because a picture really is worth 1,000 words!
What I will say though is that the memorial was half outside and half underground, free, beautiful and a great way to memorialize everyone who was affected because of the slave trade.
After the memorial my friend and I took the high ...
... coats, they were up to no good
Started making trouble in our neighbourhoods
We got in one big fight and they got scared
and said "You can have your freedom, we're out of here"
We celebrated for our new found nation
Having parties, being happy, lovin our nation
If anything I thought this was a state
But I thought naw forget it, this country is great!
We made up our new government soon there ...