Les vignes de la Chapelle
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- Minbar in room
- Outdoor pool
- Non-smoking hotel
- Heated pool
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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 ...
... first room where he showed us how the rope was made, with a demonstration on a “machine” that was used in the past.
First we learned that a specific plant was cultivated all over France, or at least in this area and was sent to the Corderie Royale using the Charente of course. The plant was then softened up and they started to “spin it into rope”, think of the way the sheep’s wool is spun into wool. Once they ...
It was all the way back to last weekend now when Hector,
Dana and I went to see the Frigate “Hermione” that was used by the French and
more specifically ordered by a wealthy man named La Fayette to be built and was
used in 1780 to help the Americans win their independence.
L’Hermione was built in Rochefort (where I’m living!) in
1779. It took 11 months for them to build. After she sailed to Boston to ...
... is because I was invited to a teacher’s house just this past Saturday to have supper with her and another teacher, Pauline that lives in the same apartment building but works in La Rochelle. So these two teachers are actually in their first year of teaching after university, or perhaps I could say they are in their last year of their teaching degree, as they work 9 hours a week all year, preparing classes, teaching, marking and doing everything a teacher does. But ...
... the same temperature since I arrived at the end of September. I mean hey, I’m not complaining because I’ll gladly take above zero temperatures for a winter. What a nice break that is, I’m just saying it’s different is all.
My trip back to France went well. Had a short flight to Minneapolis, had a short layover because my first flight from Winnipeg was a bit delayed. Then I was actually able to sleep on the plane ...