Two years on, great memories. Just re-read my comments about the EU in the article, topical for the here and now…..
This morning it would be time to say goodbye to our lovely 500. We had really grown attached to it and struck a deal that if we ever purchased a fun car, this would be the model we would buy.
We left the hotel in plenty of time to find the TGV – just as well we did for two reasons:
1) I got us hopelessly lost in driving the wrong way up a one way street and finding myself committed to entering the cobbled streets of Avignon through one of its ancient gates.
2) When we did arrive eventually, there was no sign of our train on the departure board. However, there was a train stopping at Lyon departing in three minutes, fifty-five minutes before our scheduled departure. The decision was made, so we legged it and managed to board with nineteen seconds to spare.
Breathless and seatless, we…
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