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Travel Blogs from Portet-sur-Garonne
Slept in til 9.
slept some more
late lunch at the redesigned McDo
arranged for a taxi for transport for tomorrow. asked to make sure they will take a credit card--don't have enough Euros.
bummed that the free shuttle doesn't start early enough. The taxi will pick us up at 4 am.
Got up early. Sylvain had breakfast ready for us early since we had an early flight.
Taxi not showing up. Sylvain ended up taking us in his car. Two banks.
Security--super frisked--lines for men vs women. Passport control took forever.
Went straight to line to board.
Got to airport--got our ...
... one and it was nice. I would've considered getting a tattoo having half the chance but Henry and Nicky weren't gonna have a bar of that lol. The town square was beautiful, we saw quite a few people getting married, people were happy, cafés were buzzing, there was a little market with stalls for vinyl records, sunglasses, flags, belts and fruit. It was a really bizarre mix of shops. The architecture around the square was beautiful also. We only spent a few ...
Today we did our shop at the local market before driving into Toulouse to do a tour of the airbus factory. Unfortunately photos were forbidden so I have improvised. We saw two new planes going through their final certification . The a350 ( a 320 seater that is made from carbon fibre and composite materials) and the a400m ( the military aircraft with 4 turboprop engines to replace the worlds aging Hercules aircrafts). I imagine the world will see a lot more ...
Our last day in South of France and we have a half day before flying from Toulouse airport to Paris.
We decided to go cycling at the nearby Lac de la Cavayere - a reservoir with beach and recreational facilities. The real Tour de France has passed Carcassonne in the past few days are in Paris for the final leg!