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Festival fever

Hats off to Caussade, home of France's annual hat festival, where for a few days every July, every visitor wears a hat or risks facing a 1 Euro fine...

What an ominous sound that was...

I think it’s this impression of the French I carry with me. While my parents had been scared and frantic, I had found fun kids to run around & play with, gone for a long walk and found a nice woman who took me in and gave me snacks.