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... from the boat at 10pm, the sparkling lights were glowing. On the bus we came home via the Champs Élysées and the Arc de Triomphe which were lovely to see at night. It was sad saying goodbye to everyone tonight, as they were all so lovely. I have made special friendships with Oris and Hallie and we will definitely keep in touch. I hope to see some of them at breakfast in the ...
... of the hills. We also saw three chateaus today, which were pretty spectacular. The first chateau we passed was the smallest, but still pretty with its large turrets. To my eyes, it looked 17th century. Across the street from the chateau was a remodeled carriage house, as we took photos, the young proprietor pulled up in his car and offered us a bit of history. He said that the chateau was a real chateau, but that the old family did ...
... food, which seems to be a favorite pastime of the French people. He marveled at how badly Americans eat, and was very interested to hear what I thought about the way the French eat. He did say that he had fond memories of a restaurant in Chicago, and did I know it? The Cheesecake Factory. I had to laugh a little at this, but I told him that I did know the place well.
When our hosts arrived, they surprised us with the keys to the local church ...
... more English that that.) I am forced to speak French and only French.
This is not easy. Sure, I can more than get by, but I lack all the subtlety of
language that I am used to having with English. When I have something to add to
conversations, I know that my words are constantly falling short of my
thoughts. I know that I sound like a child. I know that it is difficult
sometimes for others to understand my accent. I am surrounded by people who do
... day of 52km.
From Issoudun, we again walked through farm country. My companions, who are worried about me being alone once their portion of the hike is over, asked me to be the guide today. I was more than happy to do so, and I led the way without any mishaps. We lunched in Thurzay, where we played on the local playground like very large children.
It seemed like quite an easy walk today because much of it was in the countryside, and my bag was so ...