OK, mother, breathe. Sheesh - ye of little faith. The guys existed the poor decision making did not and we were soon nestled in the back of a hippy van en route to Bordeaux. Being hippies it was a particularly pretty route though.
|I love sunflower! Tournesol in French = turn sun|
It took us a few more rides, including our second truck (which we were no less excited about), but we made it to Bordeaux.
|And there was another carousel.|
tripadvisor for homeless people. This was the first night we'd really been caught out.
BAM - we weren't caught out anymore. Always talk to random people as much as you can and make it clear that you are very, very pathetic. We saw some guys packing up outside the place we'd got pizza earlier and asked directions to the airport. They asked some questions and eventually established that we were planning to sleep there and not because of an early flight. One of them immediately (well, post-call to girlfriend to check) offered us his couch!
We were incredibly excited. See the smiles below!
|Our saviour! And decent pizza too!|
|We even got free drinks while waiting for them to finish.|
|A bad effort at a group selfie|
|I'm endlessly surprised by the detail on these!|
|This little girl was extremely cute if a little less sombre than the setting demanded.|
|I particularly liked this - it is a model of the cathedral so blind people can 'see' it too!|
|I suppose Otago technically has beaches but I'm not sure I'd associate this van with them.|
|I think someone got a bit confused between Maori and other Pacific Island cultures...|