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Last week, as it was my last week in Rochefort working at Pierre Loti Collège, some kids, mostly the younger ones showed that they were sad to see me go. I could tell that they really have enjoyed my weekly visits in their class. There were two classes specifically that did something nice for me. They were both the sixièmes, so they are 11&12 years old. In one class, some students gave me candy and somebody started a little going away card that all the ...
... The location of Rochefort was ideal because of its location. It is inland a bit, but there is still access to it by the Charente river. At the mouth of the river, there are a few different islands that also aided in protecting it. La Corderie Royal (Royal Rope Factory) was a symbol that "France was fighting back against the naval power of the English".
In about the middle of our visit, a museum employee gathered everybody up to come back ...
... it will be in August, then back to France.
The cool thing is, one of my wonderful colleagues’ (Lydia)
husband has been a carpenter rebuilding Hermione. How cool is that to be a part
of this history? Lydia, her husband Ambroise and their family will be flying to
Halifax where Ambroise will be part of the team sailing her back to France in
August….of course Lydia and their son will be flying back to France. How ...
... a bit about her and her sheep.
First we of course went to the back yard, which is a nice big field, to see the sheep; we also fed them some stale baguette. There is a male and female, they are black and quite fluffy. They keep the mom company and they are very friendly little guys. In fact, they were all the way at the other end of the field when we went out to see them, all you had to do was call out to them and they came a running, and boy do they ever run ...
... arrived early at Le Verdon, the port of call for Bordeaux. Silly us….we thought we could get to Bordeaux on our own…NO SO MUCH! The port is industrial – there’s nothing, I mean NOTHING for miles. Lots of beautiful countryside but other than that. NADA! SO….after a VERY early start and second in line at the Destinations Desk…I learned that the 2 tours we wanted to take were sold out. Hmmmm. In fact there were ...