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... It was cozy and warm and we had the opportunity to charge our phones. We spent a few hours there having a couple of drinks and keeping warm and it was quaint and lovely. Phone charged, we got up to leave then the owner told his wife to get us another drink. Brendan went to the bar to pay only for the owner to say "non", he was buying us a drink. The sweetest thing, I think he liked us. We can honestly say ...
... People everywhere, sights, sounds, colours, smells – oh what a delight is the French market. We cannot get enough of them!! We strolled around the town drooling over the market stalls for hours, before finally selecting a few things to purchase to cook up in our apartment over the coming nights and for picnic lunches. The shrimp festival brought fisherman selling crevettes of all shapes and sizes, and smoking other kinds of fish in big wooden ...
... then both asked for poulet(chicken) & were told there was only boeuf ( steak). Which we said ok & we would have it medium. Well. It was so rare, and tough we could hardly cut it. Geoff was looking in his French phrases book ( thanks Dan) & he found the phrase ' vous etes certain que ce n'etait pas du cheval'. Which means 'Are you sure that wasn't horse.' Which I thought was quite appropriate. When Geoff went to pay he had trouble with them understanding ...
... no passenger facilities but it
would do and would save us the long drive home from Dover in the
morning. After a single drink, I was ready to sleep. We were kicked
out of the restaurant so they could close it and found a reclining
chair in the lounge. It was impossible to get comfortable, in a
draught and with the door constantly banging nearby. We gave up
after some hours and eventually found peace sleeping on the floor in
the children's play area.
... in until I read it closely! Downstairs was a bar/lounge where we were told we could get a free coffee or tea and eat or sit. But I was anxious to get out and see the white cliffs and arches I'd seen in pictures, which are Etretat's unique attribute and have attracted artists for years. So we walked the one block to the beach where a gale force wind was blowing and clouds came and went, and decided to ascend the Falaise D'Amont to the east of the town where ...