Ibis Styles Cholet
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... came trying to enter the address into the GPS. For this we asked one of the guys working there. He spoke a little English and said he had not used the GPS on this model before. We spent quite some time and eventually changed it to English but then it would only let us search for addresses in the UK. Then I discovered that the 'joy stick' type thing I was using could actually be moved in a circular motion - this gave many more options!! Finally we were able ...
... salad baguette, and a nectarine for dessert. All washed down with some red wine produced with in the local area. Lunch was accompanied by the beautiful song of a number of Red Goats, actually called Red Throats. They are a type of bird, however, François mixed up the word goat and throat when translating their name for us. We saw many more Red Goats throughout the day, and some Orange Goats too.
After lunch we continued our ride further ...
... how sitting in a theatre wearing 3D glasses on very comfortable chairs that move - not a lot - but enough so that it gives the impression of going up and down a roller coaster. Again, think Star Tours simulator at Disneyland. My stomach got left behind on quite a few occasions! It's really weird because I know it's not real and it's just a film, but my mind was telling me something else completely. Really good fun!
All in all, a really ...
... did they do capuccinos? No, came the emphatic answer, so I asked for a cafe creme - white coffee! Out came the coffee - okay, it was so close to a capuccino that LEs and I had a giggle to ourselves. This is what one would call "lost in translation". Obviously here, a capuccino is one of those black coffees with a topping of cream - not the traditional capuccino that we Australians know and love. Wasn't a problem - it was really good!
Next came ...
... Australians who attended the service. There was even a group of young Australians who were living and working in England who made their way across the Channel. Chances are I'll never make it to an Anzac Day service in Gallipoli, but it's fair to say, this was a pretty amazing compromise.
I don't see Anzac Day as a glorification of war - to me, it is a way to remember the young men and women who gave their lives for peace. Lest we forget.