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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Room service
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We set off early from Beaune to start the drive to the Loire Valley. Our first stop was Chateau de Chambord. This huge palace was first built by Francis I, King of France at the time that Henry VIII was King of England. Ben noticed that the castle had a moat and inside a special winding staircase (a double helix). On the ceiling, Ben and Jon noticed a fire breathing lizard (a salamander which was the emblem of Francis) and big letter ...
One of the important things about choosing the emplacement at the campsite is how near the toilets are from your pitch. Our toilets and showers are about 15 yards away. Pretty close! So this morning I was lying in bed listening to Today holding tight so as not to disturb Sue. Couldn't wait any more and dashed out of the tent only to find that the toilets were closed for cleaning. I ...
Well i was warmer last night. I put extra insulation between me and the bed. Lovely morning. Went to Chambord Castle. It is a huge place with lots going on. We walked around the main building but didn't go inside. I don't think we would have appreciated it fully as the tour guides only spoke rapid French. The building is very beautiful and has a huge number of turrets. When you look at the castle, the turrets (although very ornate) are really random. You ...
... markets, some even were setting up with live bands, and lovely food stalls. We were a bit early for them, but managed to try some cheeses, sausages, etc from their sample plates. With only 50 kms to Sully sur Loire, we arrived before lunch, and after not seeing our mates all morning, they rode past us as we entered town. There was much waving and Bonjours. For once, we found our hotel easily. It's a beautiful little boutique hotel, with only 9 rooms, ...
The other interesting person was a young man who sauntered into the town square while we were having our coffee. The young couple next to us engaged him in conversation, in French, asking lots of questions which we did not understand despite listening keenly! However, after the young man had sauntered off again, we quizzed the couple next to us, who spoke good English, about what he was up to. He was on his way on foot to Nantes (not sure ...