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... to ask for some food but they weren't serving at half 5, so I went into the boulangerie round the corner and bought a chorizo baguette, a pain au chocolat and the most beautiful tasting caramel eclair. I took my purchases back to the brasserie and bought a pint of Guinness and one of Stella and sat at a table outside and 'filled the tank'. Wow, tasted great! Another Guinness for luck and it was back on the road, with very heavy legs but ...
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 ...
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I like to sleep.
So much so that I slept in until 1 today.
I slept for 13 hours.
Sometimes I like to consider this a superpower but as of today it is now my mortal enemy.
I was so mad at myself that I had slept in so late (despite the fact that I had set 5 different alarms).
So after readying myself and ...
Happy 4th of July!
This is my 4th year in a row not being home for this glorious holiday and my 3rd year in the past 4 that I've been out of the country.
So when I was in Paraguay last year, I decided to show my patriotism by writing a song all about Independence day!
It's to the tune of The Fresh Prince of Bell Air theme song (just in case you didn't have a childhood http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVbQo3IO C_A)
A 1, a 2, a 1, ...
... 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 :)