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... was broken and only drove in one gear.) The bike had many names such as Golden Stallion, Yellow lightning etc, all complete jokes- she couldn't get it going well at all unfortunately! The trip started with 11 people, and within the first 300 metres one had a flat tire. At that point we had the means to fix it, but someone decided this adventure wasn't for them and walked the flat tire back the chateau. The 10 of us continued on our way and struggled to find the ...
This morning Gen and I were awoken by no puking hostel mate, no drunken homeless person and no construction. We slept like babies. I got up at 8:30 and had a lovely shower, in a big bathroom. (Sorry hostels, you ain't got nothin' on this chateau.) We went down for a lovely breakfast of eggs, bacon, croissants, bread and the most delicious hot chocolate I've ever tasted. After breakfast we went into town to ...
... real Canadians and to find out that there would be young people around this week! She gave us the grand tour of the house (WOW) and the grounds (WOW!) She informed us that this chateau is owned by the Swarovski family, yes that Swarovski family. It really made sense as there are pieces of Swarovski crystal featured everywhere in the house! Beautiful chandeliers, elegant lamps and even crystals on the tiles in our washroom. After ...
... work went into planning and cooking for a large group of people, but I had never really experienced much of Thanksgiving from that side.
But after lots of shopping, planning and a whole day filled with cooking, Anna, Rachel, Naomi and I managed to pull of a meal for 13 people! Complete with turkey, mashed potatoes, salad, roasted carrots, roasted brussels sprouts, apple cider and apple and pumpkin pies. This all proved to be even more difficult in France since ...
... stories like this about all the participants in the war.
Many of the memorials were established shortly after the war (it was the 'war to end all wars' after all). The one outside V-B, the Australian National Memorial, which itself is quite a powerful monument, has scars from WW2. There are heaps of pock-marks from aircraft fire all over its sides. That itself brings another interesting dimension.
Another one that stands out is the ...
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