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... much then we kept in touch thru Facebook.
Anyway back up a bit! we wound our way this way and that as the GPS took us down narrow one way lanes etc before finally hitting the highway. Tolls all the way but travelling at 130 to 140km per hr it was not long before we were bypassing Toulouse and many other places we had cycled through. Stopped for diesel and ...
... Pas de Barane, Chemin de Couchat. She is full term, 38 years old and it’s her second.
Operator: Hold the line I want you to speak to a doctor.
Doctor: Good evening. Have her waters broken?
Doctor: Oh she has ages yet. Get her undressed and on the bed.
Me: Er no. She cannot move as the contractions are every 2 minutes.
Doctor: Can I speak to Madame Didier?
I had the phone to Jayne
... where it is all walking streets. We had a fantastic evening with them and their friends, champagne, homemade pizza, a delicious meal, wine from Ananise's fathers vineyard - it was exceptional, oh and of course CHEESE - the best of France from THEIR region!!!! Francois & Ananise are coming to New Zealand in December for 3 weeks so I was able to advise them on some great things to do and hopefully they will come to the Hawkes Bay and visit us. Another late night!!
... called Isobel to look out for us. We were then seen on the TV twice at one point for about 5 seconds... Pete and I then turned our attention to some real Tour de France memorabilia, we grabbed a few signs, that we're no longer in need. Then we started our drive towards Orleans, with a couple of stops to grab some more signs. We arrived in Orleans, our accommodation was very basic, Marc, Pete and I were in the same room, we had dinner at the buffet at the hotel, again basic but filling. ...
... was a massive business model, basically you arrive, go to a shop and hire your wheelchair or bed, then buy your candle, then go to the service and be touched by the holy water. As for the holy water you go to a series of "caroma" hardware taps and buy your bottom and press the button to get your dose of holy water. My thoughts were that holy water was special, I expected a small drip of water coming from a rock. The reality is its a plumbed series of pipes and taps. There were ...