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... and vineyards, stopping to visit a lonely mule and to have a picnic by the riverbank. We stopped at Chateau Cheverny late in the afternoon. Yvon was reliving his childhood visiting the Tintin exhibit. (The creator of Tintin used Cheverny as inspiration for Chateau de Moulinsart.) At 5pm we went to the kennels to watch the daily feeding of the seventy hounds. What a... I don't know what word to use! The dogs wait until they are given the ok and then they pounce on ...
... her finger in her ear. We arrived in Beaugency and found our hotel at 2pm, but could not go to our room as it was being cleaned. All the stores were closed from 12pm to 2:30pm so we toured the city for an hour, then finally got to check in to our room at 3pm to wash off the bugs stuck all over our bodies. Lesson learned, all the stores are closed for lunch from 12pm to 2:30pm and don't rush to your hotel before 3pm. ...
... It has a bloody past. In 1588 Henri III, king of France was responsible for the murders of Henry, Duke of Guise and his brother, Louis, Archbishop of Reims and cardinal, in the Château, where their deaths were shortly followed by that of the queen-mother, Catherine d' Medici. The rooms of Catherine apparently have over 200 wood panels that were possibly secret hiding places for papers and jewels and some say poison. The château is big with 564 rooms, 100 bedrooms and ...
Marboue (N48 6.744' E1 19.722'). Another Aire. Toilets and emptying facilities for free, but Electricity and Water are chargeable (Electricity 2Euro for 55 minutes, extortion!). There is space for about ten vans, and, by evening it is full. Not surprising really, it is a very pleasant spot, on the banks of the River Loir and off the busy main road (N10).
It is here, I find, the helpful French people at Uzerche did not do the internet registration ...
... sur-Loire, we took on the long inclined walk to discover the secrets of the famous chateau. No secrets were revealed on this occasion, however, great splendour was. Perched high above the Loire, this chateau was definitely positioned to take full advantage of the view, both panaramically and strategically. The horse stables would make even today's most opulent dwellings look a tad average.
Walking around the appropriately magnificent ...
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