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Travel Blogs from Vineuil
We packed up and had breakfast from the bakery across the river again (always good to have breakfast from a French bakery!), then got underway. Our drive had a detour in it this morning, so we were able to see some little towns and some countryside that we wouldn't have otherwise.
We stopped at Chambord castle after a little while – the last stop on our Loire River valley castle tour. The castle (and grounds) are ...
... there were fires burning in many of the massive fireplaces throughout the castle).
We spent a few hours there, touring around the castle, and learning about some of the history. It had belonged at one point to King Henry II, his wife Catherine de’ Medici (from the wealthy Italian Medici family who had ruled Florence and lived in Doge's Palace in Venice), and his mistress Diane de Poitiers… scandalous! (It is actually now owned ...
... where things are in the town, and making sure we were comfortable. She kept commenting on how nice the girls are, and how pretty Cassidy's hair is!
Amboise is beautiful. It is a quaint little French town, situated on the Loire River a little bit east of Tours. The icing on the cake was the view from our apartment. "The Blue Door" is a little house on l’Īle d’Or (a thin island in the Loire River), with a stunning view of ...
... going up and down and
wonderfully preserved stately homes. Let down by the Musee we took
Ella to mcDonalds for Lunch and a Play...and of course free internet!
We were hoping to find a campsite tonight (as I smell) and found one
called 'Camping Ch-ti'mi'... And I think it was a joke as it was
really 'Camping ******** me' as we could not find it ANYWHERE! So the
Aires again it was!
up frosty and cold (trying to scrimp on what gas we have left!) we
got on the road to the biggest and best chateau of the Loire Valley:
Chambord! The pics say it for themselves really, but it was quite
amazing although very cold inside! They were not so clever as the
bigger the rooms/higher the roofs, the harder to heat! Was built in
the 15th ...