Archives for: October 2006

2006/10/29

Permalink 18:20:58, Categories: Cycling, Sights  

Sunday Ride

It wasn't exactly a dry day and it took a bit of persuading to get Doug out the door.

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2006/10/28

Permalink 14:04:00, Categories: Life in France  

Salt in Your Butter

Everyone knows about French cheese. There are hundreds of varieties. Our Saturday market in Saint-Renan has at least 6 cheese vendors. Three of them have selections rivaling the Les Amis du Fromage shop in Vancouver; and they are in trailers that they move from market to market each day!

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2006/10/22

Permalink 18:00:45, Categories: Life in France  

Catching Up on Photo Uploads

2006/10/14

Permalink 20:31:33, Categories: Cycling  

Winter Training

The time zone may be weird, but we had a beautiful, sunny 20°+ day today, that made the beginning of our winter training for PBP 2007 pretty easy to start.

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2006/10/13

Permalink 10:52:31, Categories: Cycling, Life in France  

Time Zone Weirdness

According to Google Maps Saint-Renan is located at about 48° 26' N, 4° 37' W. Only a little south of Vancouver's 49°+ N, but 2/3 of the way to the western edge of the GMT time zone, even though we are in the Central European time zone, 1 hr ahead of GMT...

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2006/10/10

Permalink 20:49:05, Categories: Life in France  

It's a Long Way from Vancouver to Saint-Renan

In kilometers it's about 10,000 (taking great circle distances from Vancouver to Montréal, Montréal to Paris, and adding in the 600 km from Paris to Brest). But we live in time, not kilometers, and it's a lot of hours, further complicated by 9 time zones difference.

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2006/10/01

Permalink 20:19:28, Categories: Life in France  

On the Move Again...

Time for another trip - this time to Vancouver, Oregon, and Parksville...

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