Manoir Le Courtillon - Chambres D'Hotes Et Gite
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... the horses over morning coffees on our bedrooms balcony, going for bike rides to the nearby village to buy fresh bread, doing some much needed pre-train trip laundry and swimming in our indoor pool (yes...our own indoor pool!)
Many thanks to Benoit for the tastes of local specialties and wine, and also for the rides to and from the train station.
Playing hunter-gatherer and a little pyrotechnics,
Robyn and ...
... in the sense they are a minority culture with their own local language lost under the "grand flag" of the French Republic. They're cool people, I think they were generally pretty friendly. Bee was also impressed by their crepes, which is the best in France. We tried some with our new friend and host, Emilie. Miam miam!
Next stop PARIS!
... over 4 hours to kill! since there were no lockers at the train station and we had too many bags tolug around, i decided to take their luggage trolleys - i think renee was embarassed - renee didnt want to take it because it is 'wrong' and we 'arent supposed to' but i wasnt about to sit and ride out 4 hours on the bench (well, that, and i have no shame). anyway as i rolled the trolley and our luggage onto ...
... now) at the bottom and has the church and fortress at the top, it was one of the only places that with stood the invasion of the British during the Hundred Years War and has become a symbol of strength for the French people. As this was all that we had planned we headed back to the hostel and updated our travel blogs and diaries, now only to catch up on washing which we hope to do at our next stop. Starting to stink a little :)
... non-existant. So, we got kind of bored standing around listening to the French guide, who I am sure was really good, and we just wandered around on our own until it was time to pile back onto the tour bus. Then we went to the supposed site of Merlin's Fountain. This was much better because it was a 4km trail loop, and Ryan and I decided to just leave the group and hike by ourselves. It was such a pretty path and you could totally see why they think this forest is enchanted and is ...
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