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Easter 2015 – Off to see the Queen Friday 3rd – Kids were dropped off to school for their half day, yes school on Easter Friday (it is not a public holiday here) we had to be at the airport for our 2:30pm flight. Toni and Tony got all the gear into the bags and had even had time to sit down before lunch was required to be made and before the kids were picked up, this packing thing seems to be getting easier. Kids were picked up from school and ...
... 8217;s which is the
restaurants specialty – a wrap type affair with cheese, meats and veges inside
– very yummy, the kids had Carbonara and Bolognaise – a very enjoyable dinner
with some excellent service.
We had to change the clocks for daylight savings and thought
we were very clever getting to bed at a good hour.
Sunday 29th – we all had a great sleep until we
experienced a fire alarm at ...
... that they dumped their bodies in the tower and packed them in salt. True????
We were having a leisurely walk of the walls when come 4.30, the attendants who had begun walking the reverse direction on the walls, told us we would have to leave as they were closing at 5.00 In France, that means the gates are locked at 5.00 and the attendants go home. They walk the reverse direction sweeping all before them and by the time they get back to the entrance ...
... with me just parroting the boat name etc questions i got at the first lock.. That seemed to satisfy him and the lock started to fill. It does go up a long way. Really long way. Then the lock gate drops below the water( that explains why it was covered in weed). We are through. the river is nicer. The bottom is more even and its wider so the current is still there but its easier steering. e arrived at the Halte du Vallabregues. Its jusst a small marina near ...
... at the rate of 9 million gallons a day. The decline is 1 inch per 300 meters. All done when Jesus was walking the earth! Finished in 90 AD, this thing is old and still looks fantastically well built. No laser levels, no modern cranes or machines. It is an engineering marvel and I now understand why my civil engineer wife had to see it.
As I write this I am speeding along on toward Paris on a TVG (fast train), more ...