Demeure de la Vignole
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Hello all! There isn't much to tell of this week, I have been sick so no school pour moi. Just the flu, thankfully nothing serious - it's not surprising though as everyone is sick in this weather. My days have been fulfilled with watching TV, Friends and Glee is on between 11:30 and 1:30 so I flick between the channels to watch them both :). Apart from tht I ...
... speak French to me so I can learn" because they always speak English to me. I don't know if I would be able to understand them though if they did...they talk very very quickly.
English class is my favourite as I understand everything!!! They are currently learning about Australia and it's history as the teacher knew I was coming.
The rest of the classes though, I have no clue what ...
When we arrived in Saumur, on the bank of the Loire River we had planned to visit the Office de Tourism to find accomodation, and hopefuly something self-catering, but the office was closed. We later found out it was bank holiday. However, thay provide such good services that there was an interactive screen so we could look up some hotels. We walked a short distance, along a main street where most of the shops were open and market ...
... wasn't on the itinerary so was a nice surprise. It's built in a lake fed by a river and it's fairly small for a chateau. We agreed it would be manageable. It is a Renaissance castle that fell into disrepair and was eventually resurrected by a Spaniard in the early 20th century. It's no longer inhabited, but it's been decorated to look as if it is. Well, some rooms, anyway. If you can describe a castle as cozy, this would be it.
We had time to spend ...
... and a Coca Lite. The carbonation felt good, and the flammkuch was tasty and filling. It's kind of like a pizza but made on millefeuille pastry, with cheese, bacon and onions. And after that I went into a chocolatier called Bigot (pronounced bee-goh) and bought a piece of caramel and a feuilletine, which is very difficult to pronounce but is worth the blank look from the clerk.
We met back at the Loire at 1:15, where Virginie surprised us with pastries from ...