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... but it was my turn to have an upset stomach, though in my case it was caused by gorging myself on all the lovely fruit. I know it makes me ill but I couldn't resist.
My stay in Couhe was very relaxing, it was too hot to do much other than swim in the pool and take gentle walks in the woods next to the river and and abbey but it suited me fine for a few days.
Eventually my craving to visit a reasonable sized ...
... aviary, and a very unexpected vulture display. I call it a display because the vultures settled on the ground in an enclosure that you walk through. And yet there was nothing to stop them flying away. Were their wings clipped? I don't know.
Gratien & Meyer
We had to visit at least one winery and this was it. Set into caves dug out of the cliffs along the river, this was one of many such ventures. We toured the ...
... and the enormous double helix staircase.
From Chambord we make an easy drive to our accommodation in Ballan mire - about 10 km west of Tours. The "hotel" is a B&B set in an old Knights Templar Chateaux and our rooms are in the renovated stables!
Dinner is in a local "du terrior" restaurant - excellent. ...
Kerrie and Meg took us gift shopping in Chinon and it's market while Michael and I admired the historic buildings. Then we had a repeat visit for lunch in the above auberge and they informed us that our favourite 2005 local wine was running out so we had two. The maker has closed down and it is a pity but so long as they have some in the restaurant we will return. Dropped into Melanie and ...
Today Josine took us all to the markets in Bourgueill which wound its way through all the nobbly streets and buildings of the main street.
We had 3 hours of buying cherries, soft runny orange rind cheese, freshly shucked oysters, heirloom apples, some amazing dried figs to die for and wine of course!! Kevin was then looking intensively for a patisserie for a sugar fix which we soon found and ...