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... br> We flew back to Bordeaux in the morning. After resting for a day we headed north in the morning. We found a little town with a castle and a few different things to see. We walked into town and found a tourist office. They could speak very little English, told us they had no maps and gave us an information sheet all in French. The town was small and quaint. Lovely old buildings but not much to see. As we ...
... br> oh no
You say goodbye and I say hello
I don't know why you say goodbye, I say hello
The good thing about still living in Rochefort is that I will be able to see some teachers that I have met, like Lydia and Caroline who I get along really well with. We will continue to go out for lunch or supper together every now and then and a really great thing is that I will be able to continue ...
... skinny rope, they kept adding to it by using this specific “machine” that twisted the little ropes together, making a big rope. There were all sorts of different sizes of course, but like I said before, the ropes were super long and stretched out throughout the whole length of the building. As the rope is twisted, the length becomes quite a bit shorter. There were cute little models that went along with the explanation too that I took pictures ...
... 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 ...