Domaine de Valaudran
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- Outdoor pool
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... clubs. Get that, clubs we are not used to. A half set for Kathy (one wood which was a 5 wood) Jerry had a driver and a 4 rescue. Yes, we did have a full set of irons between us and we got by.
Jerry played a pretty good round, it took Kathy about 8 holes to finally find her groove. We did note something about playing golf in France. After a bad shot and a foul word (yep they sometimes slip out) there is no need to say "excuse my French" ...
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
We hit the road this morning about 9:00am to visit the Chateau De Chenonceau which was about 25 miles from our little Apartment. With the help of our on board navigation, (known from here on out as Miles) and Jerry's keen sense of direction, getting there was a breeze.
The weather has been quite cooperative. At a comfortable 67 degrees we decided to start outside in the gardens and work our way into the Chateau. As captured in the pictures you can see there ...
Lesson learned, do not drink French coffee in the mid-afternoon. Both of us, but especially Kathy, struggled sleeping after drinking "un cafe" after lunch in Chartres yesterday. So with a slow start to the day we headed out to the Loire Valley, Southwest of Paris. Our stop today was the incredible Chateau Chambord. http://www.chambord.org It took about 90 minutes to drive from Chartres. (This time no toll ...
The boys and I had a nice wander at Salbris market and made our purchases for dinner without too much trouble - poulet roti and haricot vert amongst other things. We spotted some rabbits on the way back to the car but couldn't get too close for a decent photo.
Another walk but locally this time to an ...