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... br> We flew back to Bordeaux in the morning. After resting for a day we headed north in the morning. We found a little town with a castle and a few different things to see. We walked into town and found a tourist office. They could speak very little English, told us they had no maps and gave us an information sheet all in French. The town was small and quaint. Lovely old buildings but not much to see. As we ...
... that I’ll be working with as they have quite a high level of English!
This week I’ll be working Monday and Tuesday at Surgeres and Thursday at Courcon. Nathalie, the teacher that "looks after me" in Surgeres has invited me to stay at her house every time that I have back to back days in Surgeres, which is super helpful….it’s pretty expensive taking the bus back and forth.
Once again, I’ll say it. I am ...
... The location of Rochefort was ideal because of its location. It is inland a bit, but there is still access to it by the Charente river. At the mouth of the river, there are a few different islands that also aided in protecting it. La Corderie Royal (Royal Rope Factory) was a symbol that "France was fighting back against the naval power of the English".
In about the middle of our visit, a museum employee gathered everybody up to come back ...
... the Americans win their independence in the American Revolutionary War, in 1793
it was shipwrecked.
In 1997, they started to build a replica ship with the
intention of sailing it to Boston once again, just like during the American Revolutionary
War. Now, in 2015….a short 18 years later, Hermione will be on her way to
Boston, and will also be visiting the ports North of Boston, all the way up to
Halifax, Nova ...
... Hotel de
Ville”, which is set in a big garden in the middle of the city. What else did
we see…a church of course. Which was actually different from most other
churches we had been in, this one had the normal row of seats leading up to
where the Priest stands, then on the left and right side of where the Priest
is, there was another little section for people to sit. It was very big, AND
the walls were not only the typical brick we see ...