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... do the bisoux
properly, you don’t actually kiss, you just graze cheeks and make
the kissing sound. Although I have met people who have really planted
a kiss on my cheek. So maybe this is a topic I should bring up next
time I see our French friends. I’ll have to get back to you on that
Smoking…Which Turns into
a Discussion about Baguettes
One night we were out and the topic of
what Americans think of the French briefly came ...
... like a plan to me! From there, the 3 of us will continue
on to Montpellier, Marseille, to see Baptiste (Ryan’s exchange
student from when he was in grade 10) Nice, Monaco, and Lyon too, on
our way back to Rochefort.
Héctor and I would really like to go
to Barcelona, so we will do that the first part of our vacation,
while Dana will be in Bordeaux visiting one of her other friends.
Then we will meet up with Dana in Toulouse. I think it will be ...
... crevettes (shrimps to us plebs). Then round the harbour at La Rochelle before arriving at Marsilly overlooking the sea for our first camping overlooking the sunset across the sea; and our first oysters. All in all a very good day. Bon soir. Ps we passed the 1000 mile mark 2 miles before our campsite this ...
... at Fouras. Again it's slightly different to last time as we arrived at 8pm in the dark and pouring rain. The good news is we have all used our overshoes now, so they were worth bringing them. It would have been somewhat later but we caught the last river crossing on the Transbordeur, a magnificent hanging platform which is pulled across on cables between1 two enormous Towers. Anyway we did catch it and are safely camped up at Fouras. Have a look at our dining room! More news to ...
My schedule is pretty good actually.
Before arriving in France I had asked if I could have either a Monday
or Friday off, this way I would be able to make some weekend trips if
I wanted to. I was lucky and now have Friday, Saturday, Sunday to
myself and to spend with the other assistants who are living in
Rochefort. And during my school days I only work an average of 3