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... 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 ...
... shape and it is spreadable, you eat it as an appetizer on toast. Unfortunately, like many specialties, it is expensive. I looked at it in the grocery store this week and it was 15 euros for a little log….and that was the cheap stuff!
We also had duck breast, which I had once before at a different teacher’s house for dinner once. I quite like duck I have decided. And for dessert, (the mom was so cute) she came out of the kitchen with two different ...