Hotel de France et de Guise
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... party bus on the way back to the hotel with music and dancing. We also went around a few roundabouts quite a few times. Julien taped a few dances and songs, so it will be interesting if he forwards them on. I really struggled in the morning as I felt really lethargic and exhausted. The walk through Tours was a struggle, but during dinner I got my second wind and felt great for the rest of the ...
... and army presence.
After repacking our bags back in the cottage, we settled down for our last casual dinner, with wines from the Loire Valley.
We have had a wonderful holiday and hope we have not bored you too much. We find keeping this blog is a good reminder for us of all the fun we have enjoyed and it seems to be a good way to keep in touch while travelling.
Au Revoir! See you all soon.
Ivor and ...
... chateau in the centre of town and not perched above the river dominating the skyline like many other towns we have visited. For this reason it is hard to locate and we spent some time trying to find it and our accommodation. This castle has been the residence of seven kings and ten queens of France and in the 16th century was often the resort of the French court. Other famous people linked to Blois include Joan of Arc who in 1429 made the city her base of operations ...
... more rain, signs of flooding all around, and, every river we cross is swollen and bursting its banks.
Our first stop is Montoire-Sur-Le-Loire (N47 45’ 27.5” E0 52’ 10.4”) an Aire with lighting, waste disposal, Water, Electricity. All Free.
Approximately 300 miles south of Calais, but, we arrive in daylight, which allows me to have a proper look at the scooter on the trailer ...
... rain and sleet do ease off a little, we even get a brief spell of sunshine, which allows Kathleen to wear her sunglasses, for the first time since Yorkshire. It does not last long.
It is decided, tonight, we must have electricity. Kathleen is concerned about using too much of our gas, in case we run out before our 12 weeks are over. So, despite checking out a couple of promising Aires at Cloyes Sur Le ...