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 ...
... thanks to Werner's appeal to a local contractor displaying a vibrant advertising poster in his window- it's amazing how effective smiles and hand signals can be:)
On our way to Nantes our changeable, cooler weather nececitated trying out our new MEC rain hats which we now love! At an afternoon stop for "un cafe" we met a newly retired Frenchman celebrating his 65th that day by starting his cross Europe solo ...
been invited to lunch with Sophie and Andy friends
of Sallys, so Wayne decided
that it would be a good idea to try and wear me out before I got
there so that I would be on my best behaviour.
Although I appreciated the long walk before I got there it turned out
to be unnecessary as a treat was in store for me in the form of
Now Julien is Sophie and Andy’s
9 year old son who had ...
... here. We like visiting those because they are free. ;) From Orleans we were able to do a day trip to Amboise to see the Royal Chateau (a king of France lived there once! The one married the Catherine de Medici I think. Oh and Napoleon lived there for a bit too, but that was when he was in power and I get the impression he could just show up at any chateau and be like "Yo, I live here now."). We also saw Leonardo DaVinci's house. But it cost 12 euro to go in! So we took ...
Last time I was here, I couldn't walk yet. Now I can, yey!!
The Christmas market is so cool. Lots of people offering all kinds of stuff. I got to try roasted Chestnuts, sugar pretzels, and all sort of treats.
The lights are even prettier, but I wasn't allow to put them in my mouth. Bummer.