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... at about 97%! AND then the rain came, in torrents, all night. We had to resort to the Hobbit, part two and we enjoyed that again. Now in the inevitable MacDonald's as our wifi deal with 3 using a mifi system is not working so Sue on Skype, 45 minutes so far, trying to get help. 3 have set up a deal with France (not sure which company) for a shared use but it is not being shared with ...
... the historic center for a bit, but it was wet and miserable so we only stayed in the city for an hour. The cathedral was definitely worth the slight detour, though.
Rather bedraggled, we got back in the car and headed to our motor inn outside of the city of Chateauroux. We never actually went to Chateauroux, so I have no idea what that city is like. This stop was simply a midway point right off the highway at which to spend the night. We loved it; it ...
... swaps. Doing well in South Africa, but Kenya is proving a little more difficult.
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This will be a final post on 'Latin America - on the trail of the Bowen ancestors' and I hope you have enjoyed travelling with us through this blog.
make up for the lack of Magic yesterday we went to the Beauval Zoo!!!
Whooppee! I must admit, had it not been the major draw of there being
Sloths we probably would of bypassed, but this was too good to refuse
and made for a lovely Valentines!! Once again we practically had the
place to ourselves, and most animals were in their indoor enclosures
and curious as to their visitors so we really got up close ...
... still very traditional, and has lots of green lanes and hedgerows. We've navigated the quagmire of buying with assistance and advice from lots of people (thank you!). Now we have the keys we have many other things to sort. The buildings appear to be in a good state of repair. The land (one and a half acres) is water saturated at the moment so we'll have to wait to start ...