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La belle France

More of Angouleme

Harold really liked The city of Bande Dessinee. Everywhere cafes and cartoons… Harold remained pretty well sober although the Ricard Pastis was a regular antidote to the rather hot summer afternoons. It was much too toasty for my liking but … Continue reading

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From Angouleme with love

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Nantes further…

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Harold visits the machines…

The Machines on the Island of Nantes… Tres tres awesome! Harold was fascinated by the art + engineering + design… The steampunkness of the attractions and amazing vision appealed to Harold. He wishes he’d brought his goggles and aviation hat.

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Day Trip to Angers

Harold really enjoys taking the train places. This morning, we woke him up rather early (7am) to catch a train to Angers for a day trip, It’s about a 40 minute trek back towards Paris from Nantes. The train we … Continue reading

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It’s easy being in green Nantes!

Judy: Harold is loving Nantes! Except for the evening rainstorm that is happening right now outside our window, the weather has been lovely; warm enough to seek shade for an afternoon aperitif, cool enough to be comfortable for stuffties accustomed … Continue reading

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Jour deux

Brig continues… I slept well for plane travel… I awoke with a question “did you order the special breakfast?” (In a French accent). I did of course (low salt meal), but I responded ” Did I?” I was still asleep. … Continue reading

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The long (jour)ney…

Brig: I actually slept on the plane… It was a two legged plane trip… Leg one: LA from Monterey. Leg two: LA to Charles De Gaul, France. (There were then other legs… By les trens… ) but first things first… … Continue reading

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