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I'm in Casablanca now, it's 31°, Nantes was 12 °. It's brown like Australia, France was lush and green,I don't suppose they have great tasting strawberries here. How odd, this morning I was wandering around the market in La Boule, now Casablanca. Two hours flight and the world has completely changed, it's not like this in Australia! Waiting for Dad (Chris), I haven't heard from him. I wrote an email on Friday, no response. Hope all is ...
... Ancenis where we have a lovely room in a very old home. Loved the welcoming espresso and madeleines! Although our cycle was mostly flat we challenged ourselves with a steep climb up to a village with a great outlook over the valley! A perfect picnic spot! Oh yes -- Werner did indeed score his new poster here from a little bar, once again after many smiles and gestures:)
Next stop - Anger!
... but I have to say I got on pretty well here. The city had a cool laid
back feel but still
managed to have a buzzing vibe. Walks along the river reminded me of
and the city was easy to
navigate (on foot) although I wasn't allowed on the tram unless
I was like a babe in arms or in a shopping bag(really?) the
pensioners did give theses options fleeting consideration but on
balance decided that neither was really a ...
... in Nantes. His museum was actually pretty cool and had a lot of illustrations from his stories. I didn't know much about him but I'd say he was the guy who inspired "steampunk". Or, as a nerdier reference, it all looked like something out of Bioshock Infinite. We also walked down to the Machines De L'Ile display on Ile de Nantes for their opening day startup. The highlight of this was a TWO STORY TALL MECHANICAL ELEPHANT THAT YOU CAN RIDE!!! It was seriously amazing to ...
Last time I was here, I couldn't walk yet. Now I can, yey!!
The Christmas market is so cool. Lots of people offering all kinds of stuff. I got to try roasted Chestnuts, sugar pretzels, and all sort of treats.
The lights are even prettier, but I wasn't allow to put them in my mouth. Bummer.
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