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... but it saved time and money. Not that laundries are horribly expensive but it’s still 7€ saved. Plus it’s a 30 minute walk across town, not so bad during daylight but I’m nervous about doing that when the sun goes down. Even in a pretty little village like this.
This is the type of town I could see so many of my friends and family wanting to live in. It’s small, pretty, and so very French. I ...
... Swarms of people on the single street between the river and the buildings, wandering, and taking pictures of the cliff.
Couldn't find hotel entrance on first 2 tries, but entrance off street, up stairs to reception. We're in the room directly above the grape arbor, which covers the bar area & outside dining. Everything we expected! Still struggling with pics.
... which was part of the old hospital so we decided to visit the. Well worth the visit as it showed how people were treated long ago. The apothecary itself had a lot of the original medicines used in the 17th century.
Returned to the same restaurant as we had used the night before as were so impressed and not disappointed either. Lovely place and very good ...
... br> After settling in we took a stroll to check it out and found we were only about 350 metres from the impressive Chateau in Bauge. after our stroll we had decided on a restaurant which was part of an Auberge de France hotel. It was excellent.
We had passed by Bauge a number of times over the years but as the road towards Le Man bypasses the centre we had never stopped.
... to Chinon, I walked into town to buy a couple of jam spoons that I had really wanted to get in 2009, but at that time the shop was closed each time I went by. I looked for these particular jam spoons throughout the rest of that tour but never found them. This time the shop was open, so I was able to get what I wanted. Yay!
At 6:00 p.m. we had a wine tasting with Laurent. He was very funny and taught us all sorts of stuff about wine, which I ...