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... funny watching it take off. Apparently called a Beluga Airbus as it looks like the whale. The front or tail section swing around for loading.
Well I am off to have a cool drink before we board our flight to Singapore (may even make it a g&t). We are really looking forward to arriving home. We have had a wonderful time over the past 5 weeks but we are ready to get home.
take care and talk soon,
Nana-Jan and ...
Our time away has nearly come to an end.
This morning we travel to airport, return the little car, (with an extra 1300ks on it) and catch the flight to Frankfurt to catch the flying kangaroo to Singapore - I still have about 4kgs of luggage allowance which I am sure I can fill in Singapore!!
Our time in France is quickly coming to a close. Tomorrow we will be driving back to Toulouse to return the car before flying out to Singapore for a rest stop.
What a wonderful area we are in. This morning the sun rise was spectacular - streaky colours of red and orange across the sky - wonder if it means weather!!
Yesterday we meandered about - only got misplaced once but what a road we end up on. It was only as wide as our car, twisting and turn back ...
... the valleys on to the ski resorts. The Pyrenees looked wonderful bathed in sun. We really would recommend this part of France for a visit - this time of year not many tourists and the locals are great. It is still unspoilt when you are away from the ski fields.
On the drive back we travelled through St Georges Gorge, never have we been on a road like this. The gorge was dramatic, wild, ...
I stayed at my friend's house for a couple of days and experianced how the French live day to day.
The family I stayed with made 3 course meals, helped me extend my french and practiced their English with me. I went for a run in the country side with my girlfriend and visited the city of Toulouse. We didn't stay for long on account of rain. ...