of only €2.50 which is about $US 4.00
|excellent. Les Touristes were the band I talked about a couple of weeks ago when I told you about the Marché Gourmande at the local vineyard. They do a marvelous tribute to the Blues Brothers. And then, on top of all this, there were|
|marching bands roaming the town but never seeming to collide -there was a magnificent drum corps who were being led by a remarkable guy who managed to conduct and hold the corps together whilst dancing around and playing a drum himself. There was a marching band playing some excellent music dressed in spectacular blue and white costumes and another playing very different music dressed in traditional orange and black. |
I took my camera but everywhere was too crowded for me to get many photos. I did get one of a band playing with all their equipment under plastic sheets as it had been raining on and off all day. I thought the weather would have dampened the attendance but all the car parks were full, the additional parking that had been opened up on all the car parks was full. If you have ever been to a festival or market in France you'll know what I mean when I say, all the roads were full.
It was a great evening and I hope raised a lot of money for all our local associations.
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