|The French countryside at 120k/hr|
But every time we looked up we saw this:
|Nerds who wouldn't know a beautiful landscape if it jumped up and slapped them in the face!|
Okay, I'm joking, I know that they can appreciate culture... (and I appreciated how quiet it kept them on the train!)
Anyway, around 4:30 pm, we arrived in Clermont-Ferrand and met with the rest of our team at a local church where the outreach is being organized. We had a wonderful dinner, including some absolutely delicious homemade crème de chocolat, and then did some orientation and ice-breaking games to get to know everyone. The kids were especially happy to meet new friends, 9 according to Timothy's count!
The day ended quite late, with us going to bed near 1 am at a host-home around 15k north of Clermont-Ferrand, in a town called Riom.