Hotel Le Richelieu
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... and they gave it to me at the end of the class. Without me even knowing it! Sneaky little kids. Then in the second class of sixièmes, the teacher, Lydia, brought candy to have at the end of class and I guess they organized beforehand that everybody bring a little bag of candy to share and one girl baked muffins. This class had also sung me a song, by the Beatles. Here are the lyrics. It was the cutest thing and I think I will really remember this ...
... Dupont wanted to clean up the site and in 1967, the building was considered an historical monument. The restoration started in 1976 and was completed in 1988 when it was made into a museum which I had the pleasure of visiting with Dana, the day after we visited L'Hermione.
I was quite interested in this museum. We started out with a short video on the history of Rochefort and why this location was chosen by King Louis 14th as a ...
... I think.
Hermione was re-built using Oak. They had to find the materials
and actually used the very center of 4000 Oak trees that were between 150-200
years old. They used the core of the trees as this wood is very good quality.
During my tour, I took pictures of panels that explained
things. There was always a little blurb in English at the bottom that I took a
picture of so you guys would be able to read about it. ...
... was a bit disappointing.
There is also the most important bottle making factory in all
of Europe situated in Cognac. Which had a population of 20 000 people in 2008,
I’m going to take a guess and say that it’d be about 21 or 22000 people by now.
Anyways, that’s a pretty small town to have the most important bottle factory
in…by the way, this factory produces more than 2 million bottles a day. A DAY!
Wowzers. Dana and I ...
... have to meet at Poitiers 2 days a week for classes with all of the other new teachers.
So anyways, Caroline is from Bretagne, and crepes are the specialty there. She made us some yummy “salty crepes” so crepes, you’d eat for supper. We had ham, cheese and egg in ours. I would imagine you could add whatever you wanted though. Then she made us crepes for dessert as well. I must say I ate quite well that night! We watched a French movie, which ...