Hotel du Faisan
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... are very popular for nautical sports. We passed sail boats and people water skiing and wind surfing. It seemed to be a very popular weekend destination for locals, and as we approached the beaches we saw a number of camping cars. We passed through a small town of vacation homes where we saw an absolutely beautiful little chateau, Chateau de Bonnu. It was first built in the 14th c. and remolded numerous times over the years. At first, it ...
... 8217;s flight from Egypt, to the last judgement. I would have loved to have spent more time investigating the iconography, but it is the pilgrim’s job to walk, and it was 10am and we hadn’t walked a single kilometer.
Upon leaving the church, my companions remarked upon how ill I looked. Car sickness always does turn me a bit green, and they suggested that we stop for tea at the local café. The local proprietress was very ...
... Dinner was…well…let’s just say that I’ve had better dinners. The host talked rapidly throughout, hardly giving anyone else a single word. I found his rapid speech and his way of cutting off the end of his words to be very difficult to understand. I did understand that there seemed to be a disagreement between him and my companions about the benefits of the trail. He did not believe that there was anything beneficial about ...
... food, which seems to be a favorite pastime of the French people. He marveled at how badly Americans eat, and was very interested to hear what I thought about the way the French eat. He did say that he had fond memories of a restaurant in Chicago, and did I know it? The Cheesecake Factory. I had to laugh a little at this, but I told him that I did know the place well.
When our hosts arrived, they surprised us with the keys to the local church ...
... to have made friends on the trail.
I was thinking a lot today about how this trip has given me
a new appreciation for the hardships of my students. Before now, I knew how
difficult it is to learn another language. French has never come easily to me,
and I struggled through every year of class that I had. Whatever it is that
allows some people to pick up languages easily, I don’t have it. I feel like I
know so little, and yet everything ...