La Perle de Marennes
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... and they gave it to me at the end of the class. Without me even knowing it! Sneaky little kids. Then in the second class of sixièmes, the teacher, Lydia, brought candy to have at the end of class and I guess they organized beforehand that everybody bring a little bag of candy to share and one girl baked muffins. This class had also sung me a song, by the Beatles. Here are the lyrics. It was the cutest thing and I think I will really remember this ...
... Dupont wanted to clean up the site and in 1967, the building was considered an historical monument. The restoration started in 1976 and was completed in 1988 when it was made into a museum which I had the pleasure of visiting with Dana, the day after we visited L'Hermione.
I was quite interested in this museum. We started out with a short video on the history of Rochefort and why this location was chosen by King Louis 14th as a ...
... sold out….with a guided tour you’re
able to go down into the belly of the ship and see all of the different rooms,
however, we weren’t that lucky. Our little tour was quite interesting though
just staying on the deck of the ship. They sure did do a good job rebuilding
it. It looks beautiful.
To explain a bit why it took so long to rebuild, first they
had to come up with plans. It is a replica (or ...
... a bit about her and her sheep.
First we of course went to the back yard, which is a nice big field, to see the sheep; we also fed them some stale baguette. There is a male and female, they are black and quite fluffy. They keep the mom company and they are very friendly little guys. In fact, they were all the way at the other end of the field when we went out to see them, all you had to do was call out to them and they came a running, and boy do they ever run ...
And so the weekend travelling has begun. Even if it was a nice little short day trip to Saintes. Saintes is about a half hour train ride South East from Rochefort, it is also found along the Charente….the river that Rochefort is on. BUT, in Saintes, the water is a nice bluey green colour, rather than the muddy brown colour we have in Rochefort. If it wasn't such a gloomy, misty day it would have been much ...