Un Coin Chez Soi - Nantes
Travel Blogs from Nantes
An 'easy' day today, only 83 miles, 5h 40 cycling over 8 hours. It was a case of "just get up and get on with it", and despite a short and fragmented sleep, I didn't actually feel too bad. I took a quick roll round La Rochelle, saw what I'd missed of the beach and the coast in the dark, and then headed off. I went with the 'cycling' map option, and it went nicely for an hour, following a little river out of town, and then we turned out of town ...
... while two very ,uch the worse for wear frenchmen ca,e outside to talk to us about what English people are of course the ,ost interested in - Chris Froome and the Royal baby. One of them also had an electric bike he tried to show off for us but he unfortunately ,issed the key slot and instead pocked his ,etal key into so,e live wiring of sorts and prompted a cascade of sparks! we left hastily after that. We reached Nantes and I ...
... actually mexican but living in Arizona it's basically the same thing!)
I went to the grocery store which was probably the same size a walmart (the ones has clothes and school supplies and basically sells everything other than One Direction). There was so much food I literally cannot understand how they are all so skinny!
Granted half the story was taken up by the wine and cheese section (I'm completely serious), but the store was ...
... coats, they were up to no good
Started making trouble in our neighbourhoods
We got in one big fight and they got scared
and said "You can have your freedom, we're out of here"
We celebrated for our new found nation
Having parties, being happy, lovin our nation
If anything I thought this was a state
But I thought naw forget it, this country is great!
We made up our new government soon there ...
Bonjour! I've made it to France :)
The country is beautiful (so are the boys), the food is delicious, and the temperature is low enough that I'm actually melting, what a concept!
I would love to sit here and type out all of today's events, but it's been more than 24 hours since I've had a proper sleep and I think I'm starting to hallucinate so instead ...