Travel Blogs from Nantes
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 ...
Upon arriving in Pornic on the Atlantic coast, we were awed by it's beauty as we overlooked the harbour for the first time! All the boats lay on their sides on the sand awaiting the return of the incoming tide. While Werner panicked over not being able to find our hotel booking form I was taking some great shots of the beautiful harbour and, coincidentally, our cheery little 2 star hotel across ...
than a divorce!!!!
apparently not able to work out how to use the ticket machine for the
tram managed to entice a French man to help her out, however as he walked
off disgruntled after missing his tram she realised that although
approaching 50 she still had just enough charm to enlist help it no longer
washed when it caused inconvenience.....
not a city dog by ...
For our last week in France we decided to explore the Loire Valley. This is a stretch of river valley between Nantes and Orleans that contains over 80 different chateaus built by various royals and nobles in France's history. Needless to say we have seen a TON of gay couples around. We began our stay in Nantes at the western end of the valley. It was here that we learned about Jules Verne (the "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" and "Around the World in 80 Days" guy) and that he ...
Last time I was here, I couldn't walk yet. Now I can, yey!!
The Christmas market is so cool. Lots of people offering all kinds of stuff. I got to try roasted Chestnuts, sugar pretzels, and all sort of treats.
The lights are even prettier, but I wasn't allow to put them in my mouth. Bummer.