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... squirrels were out in force. Corban was a little worried the squirrels would get him. Off to see the Queen, we had given her advance notice that we were coming and our time was limited but we unfortunately were unable to make our calendars work. We viewed Buckingham Palace from the outside only taking some pictures and waved as royal Kings do. With the planned part of the day all completed we walked back via Big Ben had a great view. The boys wandered back to the ...
... 30am in the morning which of course kept us
awake for a good while after that. In
the main worrying that the check by the one hotel staff member was okay and
just someone smoking in their room made the alarm go off – this would not have
happened as badly in New Zealand hotels.
Thus we woke at about 7.30am still tired to take Corban off to his rugby
Corban played 3 games – they won their first, just lost their ...
... When he was finally allowed to paint he painted 150 paintings. During this time he also did 100 drawings. Unfortunately none of his work is here. They do have pictures of his paintings in the spots where he painted. It was nice to be walking in his footsteps. However, I discovered that Arles did have a museum with his paintings L' Espace de van Gogh. Viking didn't arrange a visit on either of their Van Gogh tours - I find this unbelievable!
Sorry it's been a while been enjoying the southern climate here in France, we finally went to my most favorite place that i have wanted to visit for so long and that's Saintes marie de la mer.
Spent the morning visiting the town, with their white camargue horses and huge black bulls, visited the legendary church situated in the middle of the town.
I have no pictures to upload at this time because i have taken them from my phone which i can't get off till i get home.....but i ...
... 8211; Friday was fairly uneventful really because Tuesday was a bank holiday. This means that the country shuts down from the previous Friday basically. In France, if there is a bank holiday on a Tuesday or Thursday, the Monday or Friday will generally be used as a pont, which is basically a day off so that they don’t have to work for the one day in between. And as I believe I may have mentioned once or twice before, nothing opens on a Sunday. So, what’s the point ...