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... there is up top – from the ground, all you see is castle, and it looks huge, but the actual chateau only accounts for a small part of the grounds. There were lots of gardens and lawns, a da Vinci monument, a chapel, and other buildings. We toured the castle, which was neat, but not nearly as fancy as Chenonceau. Although, if you lived here, you’d probably prefer the views! Because of its elevated position, the views from the castle and ...
All good things must come to an end. We very much enjoyed our time with the Fizes, but we had to part ways today and continue on our journey. Unfortunately, our good luck with weather also ran out this morning (for a while, anyway). When we left Villeurbanne, it was 3°, and as we drove through the mountains, the temperature was dropping and rising with the elevation. It was raining for most of our drive in the morning, and for about half an hour, ...
... personal. In the top ten zoos in the EU this really delivered! One of
the sloths even put on a big ol scratching/yawning/self pleasuring
show for us! All a matter of metres away. I was thrilled, I think
even Dan and Ella got caught up in the Sloth Excitement. Lot's of
incredible tropical birds and some awesome Armadillos...so cool! They
had so many animals not seen before...Anteaters, Snow Leopards,
to the lovely Blois this morning, although it was a little
disappointing as the 'Musee de Magic' was not open. Should have never
told Ella about it as it got her excited! (It was the former home of
the French 'Houdin' who the American Houdini got his name from. But
we ended up exploring all the quiet backstreets of Blois, very quiet
and built into the hills so many ...
Once again a lazy start to the day but eventually we got on the road to Amboise! This is a very very pretty town with a lot more upmarket troglodyte living! Very hip. But the main highlight here was 'Clos Luce' Leonardo's last home for 3 years of his life which was a big ...