Chateau de Brissac
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... covered it alot in his very interesting stories of his travels around France. He is a very clever fix it man and we have invited him over to NZ when ever he can make it some time.
I'm still smacking my lips over that casserole, dying to have some tomorrow. You would love it mum!!
Well have to work tommorrow, our last day, off to bed ,Good Night!
From Robyn in Loire ...
... bring it all home in the backpacks.
At about six ,Joesine will have us rallying for dinner, we always have a salad made by one of us and she will usually make the main dish. Kevin made rice pudding one night which was a hit with some rhubarb confit. Later on we have more free time to go walking or play this French game with sticks otherwise we plan the rest of our time in France or drink wine and Cointreau ............
Tarte Tatin , a French classic was my dessert and very yummy. Later that night we went to three different bars drinking Cointreau, whiskey and dessert wines. The bars were all unique and somewhat historic, one playing vinyl of John Spencer which was Ã¼ber cool.
Eventually we staggered up the very bumpy cobblestones to our rather compact budget hotel and crashed out. Next day we ...
... as base for the Angevin Kings.
The chateau is enormously sturdy, with several hundred metres of defensive walls further reinforced by a total of 17 towers. Entrance was is through one of two drawbridges across a moat. It is one of very few defensive castles that was never successfully taken successfully by siege.
It was during the 14th and 15th centuries that Angers castle was most important, and during this period the impressive Apocalypse tapestry was ...
... idyllic park of more than 11 ha, Coutancière allows you to discover the charm and history of the Loire Valley:
- the Royal Abbey of Fontevraud;
-the historical cities of Saumur, Chinon and Tours;
-the many châteaux and vineyards of the Loire Valley are at short distance.