People line the gate, Ready to pounce. The gates open and the crowds rush in. Everyone with one attraction in mind. One after another the crowds add up. Oh theme parks Oh theme parks. What wonderful things The attractions are twirly, The attractions are loopy Some with a splash, And Some with a dive Some in the night, Some in the day The attractions better … Continue reading Theme Park Fun
We took a brave pill and did Paris on bikes. But only after doing a quick sortie the night before after which Nik made us wear helmets. Fair enough! Paris en Velo from KEEN Sargent on Vimeo. Continue reading Paris en Velo
After a long day kyaking in the Ardèche Gorge (Rhone-Alpes, South-Central France), going down shutes and rapids and under the natural limestone arch, Dad decided to stop off at what he told us was “a candy store”. To my surprise it was not really what I would call a candy store as it only made nougat. It was interesting to watch them making it and … Continue reading Lucky Escape
The French love their dogs in all shapes and sizes and take them everywhere. They’re even welcome in resturants. It’s a well known hazard when walking the streets of Paris that you have to watch your step or you end up with standing in something very unpleasant. Eli found out the hard way! We’ve seen more than a few amusing sights of dogs and their … Continue reading Who let the dogs out?
The Iron monster dominates the sky The 3 arches lead the way The million dollar views round the corner The chaotic traffic flows like a river The roundabouts like rapids, still manage to flow The dodgey street sellers tout their wears The edible delights on every corner The city of lovers, a Tourists delight Continue reading Paris the city of lovers
You know that feeling when you expect something to be better than it is? Or maybe the other way around, when you expect something to be worse than it is? Well our trip has been full of moments like that. For example, the expectation that we are going to have dinner back at the campervan but the reality is that we eat pizza on the … Continue reading Expectations vs Reality
Lately Dad has been enjoying his early morning bike rides and one morning I decided to join him. Little did I know that what I had instore was much more than I had bargained for. We had planned a nice bike ride around the lake and into the town of Argentat-sur-Dordogne, in central France, where we would meet the girls who had biked the short … Continue reading Misadventures with Dad