Elevation Leg 2: 2001, Europe

Sep
19
2010

'We be livin’ now...'

5
19 September 2010
'We be livin’ now...'
Travel day.  Paris to London.

Aaaarr€¦  me hearties!  I awoke possessed of a cunnin€™ plan to set sail t€™ward ye olde Gard du Nord, and cast my bags to the care of ye olde left luggage room, then sail on to meet me ol€™ compatriots for some fine Parisian victuals and a swig o€™ grog or two.   Shivver me timbers, if this didn€™t all fall asunder when I finds me€™self at the consignee of that fine port o€™ sea-galleons, that Gare du Nord, as it come to be known.  Before me very eyes I spies a vast queue of persons stretchin€™ into the offin€™, all wanting to do the self same thing as me.  For a while I thinks to me€™self I€™ll chance me arm and join these sorry land lubbers, but not two grains o€™ sand through the hour-glass later, and a fine wench greets us wi€™ a sorry tale that all her luggage caskets be full to overflowin€™ and we€™d best be makin€™ other plans.

Seem€™d to me that the prospect of wheeling me heafty treasure chests up hill and down dale would make a sorry sight, so I slings me €˜ook and in less than a single turn o€™ the hour glass I finds me€™self boarding a fine galleon-o-the-rails and settin€™ me sextant t€™ords the port o€™ London town.  How we feasted on board that fine galleon!  All washed down with a cup o€™ rosie-lea, then a spruce up with ye olde lemon scented moist towelette.  Aaaarr€¦.  we be livin€™ now.

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gloria002
29 September, 2010
this is
brilliant and flippin' mad at the same time. Love it! LOL!
Germana
29 September, 2010
Aarrr!
I had to read this twice and slowly, but I got it! I should practice my pirate English more...
rach_877
27 September, 2010
Arrr...
I see you must have celebrated Talk Like a Pirate Day. Ye olde towelettes, haha!
Hardfelt
27 September, 2010
Home comforts
Me thinks that Willie of the Lyte Tower be a land lovin type d'spite the ov'tures of sea shanties pickling his brogue. Nothing like a good old British cup of tea, hey?
bobcaygeonmary
27 September, 2010
oh ?
sounds like fun though ? I really don't know what you're talkin bout
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