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We had some free time in the morning so after a well deserved sleep in. Garry and I made our way to the tram terminal for our excursion to the town on what is the warmest day of our tour - 24 degrees and a stunning day.
A little assistance from the lovely locals we secured our tickets. They have a magnificent cathedral which unfortunately …
... to the I-Boat club) listened to American rap classics and a few of my Aussie hip-hop suggestions. Quite the multicultural household!
Sunday 19/1Cancelling my fleeting thoughts of making a trip out to the cave paintings at Lascaux, just north of Bordeaux, I joined the Ukrainians for a walk around town. We visited another gallery, of art from Renaissance to Matisse, stopped for lunch in the Botanical Gardens and made our way back to the centre. While the ...
... lessons from them, during which they mocked all of my teaching techniques. Cheeky buggers. Plus, their parents told me that on a visit to Paris they pronounced the metro station names with an Australian accent. I believe that my job is done! MERCI BEAUCOUP Herve, Corine, Elise, Adrien, Sarah, Sam and Michelle.
Lessons learned in France:
- The French do no eat croissants for breakfast every day (sad face)
- The French do eat baguettes every day (happy ...
We left about 11.15 am today and it was 6 degrees! As we went the sun came out but it was still cold. However at about 6.00 pm it was 9 degrees. It was sun from time to time. On our way we stopped at a wine/cognac shop which was interesting but without knowledge of wine, we did not know what to buy! We bought a cake. We arrived at our BB Hotel and checked in about 4.00 pm and had a late lunch/early dinner in a steak place. Corry had sirloin and I had roast chicken. Before that ...
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