Rainy beginning ~ France

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Pouring down

Hello fellow Globetrotters!

Another post from only me (Lenja). I hope you all like France; if not just let me surprise you.
It really is beautiful there. I think of it almost as my second home because I have been there so many times (ironically I still can’t really speak French).
The first time it must have been half a year after I was born. I used to live much closer to the border of France so sometimes we just went for a weekend to go camping or hiking.
It has so many different aspects to offer: mountains, beaches, culture, small towns, big cities, food …
Let me take you on a journey and show you the highlights of my French (and Spanish) summer vacation of last year.

 

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Wet streets at night time

We got up that night hours before sunrise and had been driving the whole day all the way to Moulins.
I love to be in a tent when you can hear the rain but setting up a tent in the rain isn’t as fun. Luckily we decided soon enough to stay in a hotel on our first night.
After we settled our stuff in the hotel room we went out to eat something.
After a bit of strolling around we decided on a Café/ Restaurant with a view on the main road. Have to say that I have eaten better salads but it was still alright.
(Random information: My first long vacation as a Vegetarian! Some of you with me?)

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Reflections

Luckily we set outside under the canvas blinds so than the heavy rain started we had the perfect view but still didn’t get wet. I absolutely love summer rains, it is one of my favourite things.
It was the perfect beginning to our summer vacations (the first one with a SLR) and we sat for hours and just enjoyed the rain and the delicious Mousse au Chocolate.

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Lonesome ashtray

Have you already been to France? If so, where did you go?

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Glass of wine
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Water

 

See you soon at our next destination!

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