Chateau du Corvier
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... for over 500 years. Still on sight are over a hundred hunting dogs (hounds) used occasionally for hunting in the nearby forests (and delighting the tourists). They are really quite impressive. The hounds are between 80-100 pounds each, bay whenever excited and fun to see.
Finished the the day back in Couffy in our small apartment where we have been staying the last four days. A few leftovers and dessert and another great day touring France.
Bit of a sleep in
Missed breakfast but did get cuppa & toast
Off to Chambord
Immense walled park -bigger than centre of Paris
Impressive sight when see chateau come into view
Huge, amazing, show of power, crazy roofline
Double spiral staircase
Sandwich - not so quick after all
Chambord liquer.. yum! Cute bottle
... Was glad to see the Anna Maria when we got to Briare. This is the place of the famous Pont Canal - a canal up in the air, it spans the Loire via a bridge.
Jilly, the lady who fell last night was checked and hospital and was back with us by morning.
Dinner was real french freshly made pate with bagette, ratatouille with rice, a german sausage and a green salad. Dessert was pear belle ...
... has a lovely church and selection of very nice houses, but not much else. We opted to eat at the on site restaurant which was very good food even if it didn't look, particularly smart. The Lleft Red Ruby beer was very good - even to Doombar & Atlantic fans! The temperature is now quite pleasant for sitting outside at 9.30 with the sun just disappearing. I may have to find a jumper for tomorrow's trip home. Can it really be so different it's just a short hop across the channel to ...
... windows cleaned. Made it back to Briare about 5pm, filled up with fuel (80 litres for 166 kilometres and 41 engine hours is not bad!), sorted out our computer backups and settled down to another of Denise's meals and a very welcome early night in bed. 11th July The final anchorage-- Briare Washing, cleaning, buying train tickets and arranging to meet our French hosts tomorrow was the order of the day. Got most of that done by ...