How to Survive the French Car Pound
Contributor blog post by Jemma:
French Lessons welcomes 2017’s guest contributor: Rachael, our friend and dinner party guest whose evening ended badly. She’d only bid us ‘bonsoir’ when she promptly returned to Bellevue’s gate. A call to the police confirmed that yes, indeed, her car had been towed to Antibes’ pound.
Rachael drove our car home that night with plans to deal with her own, impounded vehicle the following morning.
Here Rachael shares her experience retrieving her car from the local fourrière. It is one bit of cultural instruction that French Lessons is delighted to learn secondhand.
…Continue reading here for details on Rachael’s story how she was able to extricate (finally) her car from the French car pound. Why you need a copy of your Carte Grise. And how she managed to keep her heart rate at 110 beats per minutes despite a bureaucratic nightmare. The last part might be the biggest feat.
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