Travel Blogs from Vierzon
We came to the south of France via the westerly route. We return through the centre, passing places with the names of French specialities: Roquefort, Volvic, Puy and Vichy. Why are so few English foods named after their origins? We can only think of cheddar cheese and Stilton - and even Stilton was never made in the village that bears its name. The motorway takes us up into the Massif Central, which we have never seen before. The mountains may ...
... could challenge it! Construction started in 1195 and it was completed in 1215. OMG! It is stupendous, amazing, awe inspiring etc etc.(We are running out of superlatives for France.) There is a distinct calm and reverence about it, and we took so many photos, as every corner had something amazing; whether it was the exquisite stained glass windows or the "mini chapels' in each copse.
After finding one of the few places open ...
... NEVER complain about the Britannia roundabout again!). We arrived at the Gare Austerlitz with time to spare and eventually boarded the train to Bourges. It was a step back in time with old compartment type carriages.
Eventually the train left only ten minutes late, and soon we were speeding through the suburbs of Paris and then gradually into the countryside. It is all so lush and green, and being ...
... 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!
A really good night's sleep ended with a drizzly morning. It was a day of showers and sunshine with some heavy rain thrown in.
And the sensor light reappeared. Just about the same area as last year, it lit up. We are used to it - it will get done again when we get home, but until then we carry on as normal.
And then the news on twitter and Facebook that the school would be closed ...