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Travel Blogs from Saint-Jean-de-Braye
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
... places. Unfortunately our schedule didn't allow that and we had to leave shortly after lunch to start the drive heading northwards to Chessy just outside Eurodisney. Tonight is going to be spent getting phones charged, snacks sorted and getting an early night. Everyone is deleriyos with excitement and we need to be on our best form for ...
... road to head out on. There is much consulting of the maps, and believe it or not, a couple of times I worked out the way before John. John has his own pronunciation for the village names, his Japanese is definitely better than his French. There are lots of other riders, although at times we could go 10 kms without seeing anyone. We have seen the same two guys at least 5 times in the last two days. By now they greet us like old ...
... got into the fray as well "We have two young kids in there, can you wait a second?!" Then more cars come up behind him, and they start honking like crazy too. “See what you’re causing" she yelled back at us (as cars start to line up behind them with more honking ensuing). I was tempted to go over and argue with them just to stress them out a little longer and delay the impatient honking people some more.
Fortunately good taste prevailed and I ...
An Aire, just south west of Orleans, in a village called Dry (N47 47.896’ E1 42.857’).
The aire has the usual services.
The village is a sleepy little place, but, it is most certainly not “dry”. It has a single cafe (Cafe du la Paix), which doubles up as the bar, restaurant, newsagent, ...