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We set off from Nantes on a dry but cold, foggy morning. At last the rain of the past few days had disappeared and after the fog lifted we had a beautiful sunny day. The ride to St Florent la Vieil was pleasant initially via an asphalt riverside path (although we couldn't see the river for the fog!) then a combination of small cyclist only routes …
... and roasted and mashed potatoes on the side. It was a flavour sensation particularly because a bottle of red wine was used which costed â‚¬1.60. Wine ain't dear here!
Only 1 day to go before we pick up the rental car and drive off on Thursday down towards the south of France for 7 nights . We have been talking to the well informed Yorkshireman for all his advice on the area as ...
... the bell rings and we all come to help get it set up at a sunny table outside the Chateau kitchen. We then do dishes and return to our tasks for another few hours usually finishing up around four.
We will grab the bikes and go riding through the country roads ,so narrow ,to the local store for private supplies of wine, dark French chocolate, cheese ( the real thing all stinky and oozing out the packet and tastes so good), fruit and ...
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 ...