This year’s ride and picnic took us to Lake Union Park, where we were treated to lessons and games of pétanque by the very kind folks at Seattle Pétanque Club (who play nearly every Saturday and gladly welcome newcomers!). Thanks to all who joined us and to David for the lovely photos below.
Dean joins us for the third straight year!
David and Juliette’s cargo-ready bikes.
First stop: PCC for fromage.
En France, tout le monde embrasse tout le temps.
En France, tout le monde porte minuscules pantalons courts.
Next stop: Essential Baking for baguettes.
“It smells like Paris!”
Third stop: Pete’s Wines for… well, you can probably guess.
And we’ve arrived at the park!
Shawn gives us the low-down the wonderful game of pétanque.
Friends meeting friends during the pique-nique.
Boules et cochonnet
They were giving away free ice cream at the park!
The Seattle Pétanque Club members were soooo good at throwing.
Sometimes your eye just isn’t enough.
Our beloved photographer!
Vive la France! And Happy Bastille Day!