A nice little piece about where the name came from.

We thought about visiting it while we’re there, but it’s so down the wish list that we may not even have time for it for our next visit (god knows when that’s gonna be).

On a related subject, I read an article about René Lacoste a while ago, and it’s the first time I got to know where the whole Crocodile brand started (in 1929), not long after Chanel’s first perfume No. 5 in 1921. That’s light years before Jordan and Tiger have their names in merchandise.

Lacoste is obviously a master on clay, in 5 consecutive French Open finals (25-29), winning 3 odd-numbered years. Now let’s see if Federer can get any inspiration from that…