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It's Sunday morning, August 30th. We’re in warmer weather, riding in a very nice bus from Lyon to Orange, where we’ll resume our riding. While I have the time, I’ll write about the past week of cycling and upload it from the hotel.
We arrived in Barbizon a week ago. We got off the train from Paris in Fontainebleu Avon. It’s a small station, and on a Sunday, to our surprise ...
... where covered in vines were so beautiful. We eventually made it back to the main castle where we looked back over the huge expanse of gardens and land that we had just spent the day exploring. We would have to come back and visit the castle itself another day. Dinner that night was at a fantastic little French resturant and jazz bar called Autour de Midi. A rather unassuming place with old curtains and little atmosphere but the food and jazz music coming up from the basement ...
... didn't seem like anything special, but once we entered we could see it was. The ceiling was gorgeous, painted navy blue with gold stars decorating it. After researching it, we discovered it was the oldest church in all of Paris from the 1500's! I did not take any pictures of it. I had an odd,feeling about doing so. Our next church was Saint Sulpice that has the Rose Line running through it just ...
When you look at the itinerary for this trip you can clearly see it is going to be a doozie! When you are in the midst of it adrenalin helps for the first part of the day and then it slowly declines from there. At about 11:00 at night when you are still finishing dinner and you know it takes about 45 mins to get back to the hotel things start to go a bit sour!! Today was a big day. More rehearsal out at the Caserne de Rose. This time we do some ...
The Fences auction was awesome!! Kate and I were treated to
some VIP attention thanks to Eric. There were 5 course meals and as much wine and
champagne as we could drink - safe to
say I went home jolly every night.There were so many nice horses and Kate was
ticking the pages of each horse she liked - there were a lot of ticks!! Top price was 62k
which was a 3 year old filly by Baloubet du Rouet out of a Clinton mare and the
top foal ...