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... city of Carcassonne which provided a good spot to explore for an hour or so. Strollers were a bit of a challenge on the steep cobblestone paths but with Mae's help we made it up! Kids had been watching the movie 'the labyrinth' and so were convinced that we were entering the home of the Goblin king. However, with no confirmed sightings of David Bowie we wandered back into town in time for another quick carousel ride ...
... have happened, I asked myself. I remembered back to when we were packing the car and the use of the PPP system:
"P" I said aloud. Sue and I each counted our packs and luggage. Each was present and accounted for. "P" I said again. Sue sighted our passports which were now securely stored in a plastic sleeve with only a few holes in the corners. "P" I said - this time with finality. Sue and I shot each other strained smiles. Close enough, I thought - the prospect of ...
... instruct on the directions to the nearest petrol station. lots of one way streets and round abouts later, we find what we need. This exercise has taken 30 mnutes, so we are running short of time.
To get from the train station to the centre of Avignon is another train, and it only runs once per hour, so we loose another 40 minutes there.
Anyway, long and short of it all, Bruce sits in a cafe while I run off to find the market, which turned out to be more of a ...
... but the flies are a bugger.
Most of the locks today were doubles or trebles, so weve dropped down lots today.
It really is the busiest day on the canal there seem to be 4 different companies opperating in this area, I am sat opposite a charter base with about 30 boats parked today, the canal and local towns and villages seem to need the income these companies generate locally.
Anyway enough prattling got to clean the boat and then myself, will write more later.
... store is in the form of a large barge permanently moored on the side of the canal and was not very large but we managed to pick a couple of things out to help the local economy. For lunch Loobie had squid and risotto cooked in squid ink, Leslie and Caz had a large salad with goats cheese and i had a boot leather sirloin steak which a local dog had a good share of. (Mangy looking thing) ...