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... a bus to the airport. Lots of sweat today. Of course the trip would not have been complete if I didn't end up having to chase down a bus, so I did that in order to get from the city to the airport. Gotta keep things interesting and spontaneous when traveling right?!? Always that was my active weekend. As of right now planning on staying around London, maybe going up to Oxford for a night the weekend of the 25th instead of traveling to Paris or another European city. ...
... colour and actors. The music and movement of the water were very well put together and it was enjoyable to sit (in the shade) and watch it.
A new exhibit for 2015 is Les Amoureux de Verdun. It is made up of a very long tunnel which represents trenches from the Great War. The lighting is dimmed, the noise of battle is loud, the floor and surroundings shake as you are transported back to WW1. As you walked past exhibits there are ...
... the rush of the breeze as they flew so close overhead. The trainers/bird handlers who were walking through the audience even perched some of these birds onto the heads of people nearby wearing hats. This show was the absolute highlight of our day due to its uniqueness!!!! At the start when people were filing into the area there was a non-traditional clown doing a wonderful job of entertaining the waiting crowd, armed with a water pistol! This show would ...
A cycle around the town revealed a huge flea market in progress with hundreds of browsers and stall holders enjoying he interaction.
We were considering our evening options to keep WiFi going, as I had a problem getting French SIM card to work as it had been inactive since May. Orange France has a 2Gig monthly top up which expires at end of 28 days whereas Orange Spain has no expiry on your credit.
At the end of the analysis ...
... river, the Loire, through a valley dotted with chateaus and vineyards.
We decided 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. We can't wait to start!