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Europe » France » Poitou-Charentes » Saveille December 25th 2009

Our Scottish mate Graeme had invited us 3 years in a row to spend Christmas with his family in France, and finally this year we were able to accept. Graeme's parents live in Saveille; a small rustic (?!) village not far from Bordeaux, and about 14 hour drive from Prague. So it probably would have been better to have gone a year where we didn't have a 9 month old in the car, but we were hopeful for a Christmas miracle! We were also hopeful for a white Christmas after a mid December dump, but it turns out that Baby Jesus had other ideas. You see, in the Czech Republic it is Baby Jesus that flies through the window and delivers gifts on Christmas Eve. St Nick comes earlier in December accompanied by an angel and ... read more
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