Hostellerie La Croix Blanche - Fontevraud
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Hello all! There isn't much to tell of this week, I have been sick so no school pour moi. Just the flu, thankfully nothing serious - it's not surprising though as everyone is sick in this weather. My days have been fulfilled with watching TV, Friends and Glee is on between 11:30 and 1:30 so I flick between the channels to watch them both :). Apart from tht I ...
I am very sorry I haven't written in a while. I arrived safely to Monts, Centre where my lovely host family lives. It is a little town and about a 35 minute bus trip to my school which is HUGE! It looks a bit like the classic American schools in movies with the Cafeteria and hallways and classrooms. I have made some nice friends, but I just have to work out how to say "Can ...
... 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 ...
... of nuns & monks but the Abbess was in charge. It was of course disbanded after the revolution & turned into a prison until 1963 when the restoration was commenced. Evidently there was no court system or prisons until after the revolution. Justice was seen to at the local lords discretion which may or may not be good! We then went through Saumur to the Musee de Champignons. This was all underground & there were all different sorts of mushrooms growing. It ...
Ever since I read 'The Devil's Brood' By Sharon Kay Penman I had been wanting to visit this area of France. Between Le Mans, Samur and Chinon, played out the trubulent lives of Eleanor, her Husband Henry II and her sons Richard Coeur d' Leon & John. Henry, Richard and Eleanor are all buried at Fontevraud Abbey. Whilst the exact location of their graves are uncertain, their tomb effigies have been very well preserved and sit in the Abbey today. This was quite a unique order at this Abbey as ...