Best Western Hotel de France
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We had plans to go in search of Chateaux today. Mike and Jude enjoyed the sumptuous breakfast buffet at the hotel before we set out.
We passed a beautiful field of sunflowers on the way. All the ones we have seen so far have been a bit past their prime and not shining bright and yellow. We stopped to photograph this one. The Sunflowers were …
... one on the sinking of the Lusitania called "Dead Wake" is one I think the average person would like. I directly attribute one of my bouts of depression over here to this book as I had just finished reading about the moment where it sunk. The amount of detail he is able to come up with just from reading first hand sources gives me goosebumps. Anyway, they were quick reads. Three to four hours.
Now I’m reading a book ...
... King Arthur times, older than the chateaux of the Loire. There are lots of ties to the legends, which we were unfortunately not familiar with. One thing came through loud and clear - the English and French have been fighting each other for centuries, not just the Hundred Years ...
The morning dawned fine and clear and after breakfast ( supplied by the owners of the Gite ) we set off once again to have a good explore of the town. First stop was the Chateau which although it looked impressive from the outside was very limited on the inside with only one room properly furnished. One other attraction which the guide at the Chateau mentioned was ...
Left Domain de la Faurie about 9.30 am and took the autoroute towards Brive and then onwards towards Chateauroux where we turned off for Loches. Slight hitch leaving Loches but eventually found ourselves on the way to Saumur.
From Saumur took the N road towards Le Man and arrived at our destination of Bauge en Anjou mid afternoon . Found our Gite with not too much problem. ...