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Another far more relaxing day to carry on recovering from the beginning of the Tour. Our hosts had very kindly given us the run of the kitchen this morning so we had another great breakfast then headed off towards Nantes. We were slightly apprehensive about cycling to a big city but the roads weren't too busy and we made good progress. The one problem we did come across though was a very distinct lack of food between 2 and 3 pm. The ...
... had the first puncture which was a welcome diversion from the severe vibration that was felt through the handle bars. The bed and breakfast was stunning and somewhere where most of us would like to visit in less tiring circumstances!! A Brit finally wins Wimbledon and vin rouge is enjoyed overlooking a pool and woodland and the gorgeous mutt Biscuit on crumb patrol, what a great day! If you enjoy what you read and want to help us out please go on our Facebook ...
... 4,220 slave trading expeditions that were sent out, over 1,800 departed from the port in Nantes.
Over 550,000 people were deported and many died before ever reaching land.
Because of this, Nantes has set up a memorial to honor the lives that were affected by the slave trade.
Fun fact: Nantes is the ONLY place in the world to have such a memorial even though many countries throughout europe and africa as well as the United ...
... 3, 4!
Now this is the story all about how
Our lives got flipped, turned upside down
And I'd like to take a minute just sit right there
I'll tell you how how we became a free nation
In west Philadelphia it was written and signed
in D.C is where it spends most of its time
Chilling out, maxing, relaxing all cool
and kickin some British butt cause they have no rule
When a couple ...
... a good girl and finishing writing my blog entry all about today (which I'm actually almost done with), which I'm sure I'll have stress dreams about finishing, I'm going to sleep!
There's a 9 hour time difference between France and Arizona so I should have the full first day blog up by the time everyone wakes up tomorrow morning!
Au revoir :)
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking