Travel Blogs from Drain
I'm in Casablanca now, it's 31°, Nantes was 12 °. It's brown like Australia, France was lush and green,I don't suppose they have great tasting strawberries here. How odd, this morning I was wandering around the market in La Boule, now Casablanca. Two hours flight and the world has completely changed, it's not like this in Australia! Waiting for Dad (Chris), I haven't heard from him. I wrote an email on Friday, no response. Hope all is ...
Bonsoir mes enfants et amies!
We enjoyed a pleasant cycle up the coast following the "velocean" cycle path past grazing cows, salt marshes and tidal flats where the ocean recedes up to 3 kl and makes possible the harvest of the region's ample supply of oysters and clams. A few very short conversations with friendly locals were highlights as I struggled to understand their enthusiastic explanations of the region ...
... not to start our trip at St Nazaire as we have read reports from other bloggers that getting out of that town across the multi-lane bridge without a cycle lane is an experience best avoided. So tomorrow the next phase of 'le grande tour de Maggie et Keith' will commence from Nantes, 50k upstream from the Atlantic Coast.
Distance Dinan to Betton- 64k
Distance button to Rennes - 15k
... and had a good time but to be honest I thought that
they missed a trick not joining in on the ball thing.
Julien came back to see me
and play again once he came home from school
and I have it on good account that he will come and visit us at home
in July when he is back in Britain.
according to the locals Nantes is all about the elephant....... I
know weird. However they are not wrong.
By the docks in ...
... raining a lot here and most fields in France are all flooded...a strange feeling when taking the train through the countryside and you feel like it's driving through a lake! I think after Tenerife the map that accompanies the blog will look like Indiana Jones had a sneezing fit while drawing it. So much for orderly not-crossing-our-own-path travels, but flights are so cheap! Ok that's it for now! M&E P.S. We did make it to the elephant museum! Pictures added to this ...