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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
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... the buildings deteriorated so it has been renovated. There was written information as well as video footage of 're-enactments' of relevant parts of the history of the family and the historical battles fought.
We drove back along the other side of the Loire River, past the cliffs of tufa stone, where there were caves carved into the soft stone.
Dinner was at a highly recommended restaurant, 'L'Escargot', but I wasn't brave ...
... fit any more in. We have a late lunch at one of the many cafes, eating in France is difficult not many people speak English and at most nice places the menu is only in French. In the evening we head out to have a drink in the old part of town it's very pretty although a little expensive I have a creme brûlée and it is amazing I'm going to have to go on a massive diet when I get home to work off all this sugary ...
... from trees. Really not enough time to do justice to the gardens and we missed seeing an exhibition of drawings. Saw the areas he liked to sit and paint in; beautiful leafy glades set among giant pine trees. Back to camp, but we noticed the villages around here are so pretty, it would be great to have more time to walk around. We are lucky the crowds are all gone; nowhere is crowded or ...
... to be the "UK corner" as we had Scottish, Irish and English neighbours. After our shower and hair washing, we just had a lazy day reading again. Lovely. There was another terrific storm in the evening though.
It was rather cloudy start to today. However, I got the washing down before we went into town. We mooched around the market, getting some supplies then had lunch ...
... John showed no
real interest in helping. Henry had already been laid to rest at
Fontevraud and Richard requested to be laid at the feet of his father,
so in the later years of her life Eleanor retreated to Fontevraud and
actually saw and gave approval to her tomb effigy. She commented on the
peon the face, the masterly folds in her garments and requested she be
represented holding her prayer book.
All up an impressive, if
highly dysfunctional ...