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Feb 6, 2011 - Sick and Useless... and Recovery

I guess getting sick is something that happens from time to time, regardless if you're at home or abroad. Thankfully, we were at least "at home" chez Vera, rather than on the road (or in a stranded train), when the illness struck. (Well, actually, we were on the road when it started with me, but we only had to pull over three times before we got home.) I cannot remember that I have ever had such a violent, all stops pulled, gastro-intestinal attack. I'll spare the details. Thankfully, it was relatively short-lived (although a new attack...

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Feb 2, 2011 - We become shepherds en Corbieres

Our trip from Aix to here was interrupted by a car which went under another train on the same line... requiring our train to wait for three hours, after which we were loaded on a bus to Montpellier. We took a hotel room there since it was already after midnight. Fortunately, I'd been able to contact Vera, our next WWOOF host, to let her know we would not arrive until the next day. We continued on to Narbonne and Port-la-Nouvelle, where Vera collected us and brought us to our new home here in Roquefort-des-Corbieres at the edge of the...

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