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- Wheelchair accessibility
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- Pets allowed
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... try the snails!
The next day, (and our last day day touring through the French countryside), we were hoping to have a look at least one of the many wineries in this part of the Loire Valley, with many of them storing the wine in caves, carved into the hills, as we had seen the day before. Luckily we had been to one on our first trip here, as we couldn'd find one open. (It was a Monday, after school holidays had finished.) This ...
... town of Azay-le-Rideau so that we could get some lunch. I got a ham and Emmenthal sandwich on a baguette from a boulangerie. I've said it before: ham and cheese sandwiches are so much better in Europe than they are in America! I needed something sweet afterward, so I found a gelateria and got a scoop of gianduia and a scoop of cassis and sat in the sun eating. J'étais très heureuse!
I walked around the town a bit and made momentary friends with ...
... of Chartres, so I won't be able to bring a sample back for anyone. You'll just have to imagine how chocolaty and creamy they are. ;)
Somewhere along the road we passed a small farm. There was a small doghouse under what was probably the kitchen window. On top of the doghouse was a small goat, and on the windowsill were a cat and another small goat. I can't remember what was in the field, whether it was a horse or a sheep (Can you blame me? You don't see ...
... to be the "UK corner" as we had Scottish, Irish and English neighbours. After our shower and hair washing, we just had a lazy day reading again. Lovely. There was another terrific storm in the evening though.
It was rather cloudy start to today. However, I got the washing down before we went into town. We mooched around the market, getting some supplies then had lunch ...
Anyway, we worked for two hours and finally ended up with a car that we could be happy with and were on our way. Then due to not understanding how the gps or roads worked we drove for what seemed like forever before finally ending up in the small town of Chinon--a place I chose because of the intriguing hotel.
We are staying at a place that according to the guidebook-- "Harry Potter would feel right at home in this ...