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... the good stuff; a group running round in a circle having the time of their lives; a barefooted folk band happily strumming away on banjo’s and the like; strange amateur dramatic mime performances that didn’t make any sense.... you get the drift... definitely a hippy festival.
In fact we later learnt in was a famous International ...
... in the high 60’s and low 70’s so it isn’t really unpleasant. We both have waterproof pants and jackets. I often don’t bother with the jacket but the pants are great - if you wear jeans you end up with wet butt for several hours - not fun! The worst part is your gloves are wet and drippy all the time. I put them on for the locks and then take them off again. Stan tends to do without, but the skin on my hands reacts to ropes so I really do have ...
A 5:30 wake up call (two days in a row now) got us up in time to catch the 7:35 ferry to Calais. A full P&O English breakfast was well deserved. The long autoroute journey began. A longish drive got us to Reims before the kids could really work up into full 'are we there yet' mode! There we had a very interesting and tasty tour of the Taittinger ...
... summer - a win win situation. The lake at its peak in the winter covers up to 4,800 hectares and in the summer can shrink to 1,000 hectares. After visiting the lake we went home for some lunch - scrambled eggs of course! Then we went to a hippodrome where there was a horse competition and we were supporting the blue team. There were 1, 2 or 4 horses pulling a cart with people on ...
Hands up everyone who knows where I got the title for today's entry. I'll give the answer tomorrow for anyone who isn't au-fait with comedy movie classics of the 1960's.
In truth, I pose the question simply as an entrée to the blog theme for today: my health.
I am in reasonably good shape 24 days into the trip, thank God. I have been bothered with blisters quite a lot, which has surprised me given the fact that I wasn't ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility