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... at the most, the museum has an electronic counter which shows that it will hold 500 at a time and during peak periods such as summer and school holidays it will be packed.
Kate, Roy and Nathan couldn't help themselves from buying a few souvenirs from the shop. The cost to enter 15.50euro/adult and 13euro/child but was worth it and we would recommend this as a good place to visit when in ...
... to their flight south but the French don't talk about him.
Oddly there is a Jewish connection to this story with the Jewish food laws forbidding the mixing of dairy and meat. This was easily overcome in the Mediterranean by using olive oil but as you went north, this was harder to produce so Schmaltz was used - Poultry fat which was made by force feeding geese. Soon they also found that eating the liver of these geese was also ...
... earned smoko. Traci and the kids were happy with the selection of a nice cafe with a large range of French cakes recommended by Bastien, although Nathan and Christophe would have preferred a couple of beers rather than cake!
Much to Roy excitement he came across a Tin Tin store that sold only memorabilia from the Tin Tin cartoon, after much decision making he decided that he would buy a stuffed Snowy dog that he could add ...
... I said Magic in the Moonlight in
English, meaning that I said it the way I would if I was in a theatre in Canada
and not with a French accent. I’m wondering if there are viewings of American
films in English as well… but good, I expected it to be in French since I’m in
a movie theatre in France. Back to the movie, I thought the story line would be
more about magic tricks and not just a magician who was in love. BUT, the
theatres in France (or ...
... for another boat trip anytime soon.
From the very outset, life on the canal was beautiful and peaceful. Trees lined the canal (more about that later) and shaded the waterway. The weather was mild and perfect. It was a real jolt when we arrived at Port Lauregeais, where we planned to spend the first night. A modern, ugly series of building in what amounted to a huge "rest area" surrounded the port. ...