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Our last day in Fecamp.
It is still very windy. I get our bread. The baker is pointing at the black clouds that are rolling in, and making oh-oo noises. After breakfast a German family in a VW bus that survived from end 60s change from a very small place to no. 101. They borrowed the bus and are at their first stop. They are raising the tent in real teamwork. I go inside as it starts raining. The wind gets fiercer and progress stops where the lines should be set.
I see them hanging at the frame, and after a while I can’t take it anymore. I get out and ask what to do next. “we don’t know, we are holding the frame and wait till the storm is over.”
But it is a rocky land, and even heavy pins bend, so we put a line through the holes and give that some tension, and that works. Whatever the rain, the tent stands. Unbelievable, the rain stops, the family goes out without the father, and I have to drink beer:)
Caroline and I go and visit the chocolat museum. Nothing what a Discovery documentary cannot tell you, but here we are in a chocolat factory, and the smell adds a lot to the impressions. It is very static, with lots of text, but they try to make it a positive exhibition.
On our way back we visit the point opposite our camping again, but this time with camera.
When I get home, the family has turned the tent (good idea) and I help with pulling the lines:) because it starts raining again. Then more beer.
Tonight we eat out at