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I'm in Casablanca now, it's 31°, Nantes was 12 °. It's brown like Australia, France was lush and green,I don't suppose they have great tasting strawberries here. How odd, this morning I was wandering around the market in La Boule, now Casablanca. Two hours flight and the world has completely changed, it's not like this in Australia! Waiting for Dad (Chris), I haven't heard from him. I wrote an email on Friday, no response. Hope all is ...
... or bust!!! We alternated with losing the cycle path but eventually all found Nantes.
Enjoyed our rest day in Nantes where we toured the Chateau of the Ducs of Bretagne - fascinating displays - before taking the tram out of town to the "Floriales International" - Europe's largest garden show! We had been seeing the poster BUT now we had to have that one, too!
Beautiful cycle along the Loire to the small ...
... similar to Sunday's ride in both scenery and track condition and also because I have been adopted by a cold and thought a quieter day would be wise. We seem to have been surrounded by people with colds in various places since we arrived so it was probably just a matter of time. However, it's a jolly nuisance and I'm just hoping that Keith will not succumb. We also thought that by moving on we might ...
... br> there is the most enormous mechanical elephant and
I mean truly enormous!!
It's about three stories high and slowly moves along
the dock carrying people
up high squirting
water as it goes. It really is an amazing feat of engineering, it's
hard to describe it's just one of those things that needs to be seen.
to the coast tomorrow, lets see how the pensioners get on with the
new sat nav.
... Chateau Des Ducs De Bretagne. We didn't feel like renting an audio guide so I made up the history and told Mike. He was skeptical that it was built in 1986 and at one time housed the entire Harlem Globetrotters basketball team when they came over for the Olympics. I think that would be more interesting than some old Duke's summer home...right? After this we walked past the Le Lieu Unique which was a cool old building but darned if I can remember why and had a wander ...
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