Chateau de la Voloniere
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Weather: Maximum expected 30C. Mild morning but hot in the afternoon.
After 5 1/2 hours of sleep it was time to get up and have breakfast before heading off to Tours. Once again, we enjoyed our breakfast and we were delighted when a French lady whom we had spoken to during dinner last night specifically came over to our table when she arrived at the restaurant to bid us farewell and a safe journey. We returned ...
... would call stairs, more like a concrete ladder.
Our upstairs room was tiny, but very charming and the neighbouring bathroom was a triumph of compact design, especially the shower. Like much of the Loire region, there was an abundance of flowers, especially roses, in both public and private areas. There was also an abundance of crops in fields ranging from tiny to medium large. These included grape vines (for wine), wheat, corn for cattle ...
Day 50 –
I woke up early today in order to see my companions off on the next stage of their pilgrimage. At this point, they have walked over 1600km, and they have 800km more ahead of them. Today, they will climb a large mountain into Spain, and I wish them the best of luck. I hugged them and said an inadequate goodbye. I often find that, in person, my words fail me when I need them the most. So, later in the day, I ...
... is the kitchens.
Amboise is the next stop for a light lunch, a stroll through town and then the rest of the afternoon to explore Amboise Castle. On the way out I buy a couple of bottles of red and we all have dinner (pizza!!) in the Chateaux gardens. ...
At 9:30 this morning I set off with our guide, Andrea, to bike out to an old chateau on the banks of the Loire. Sue can't bike and the other two have back and leg problems so it was just the two of us on a 46km round trip. The day was great, sunny but not too hot and a slight breeze. The ride went out from Tours, along a cycle track beside the Loire and through the Loire Valley. It was very flat and we passed through some great scenery.
We cycled along, ...