Hotel Francois 1er
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... but the walls were
decorated instead. Again, you’ll see in some pictures I post.
We went for a little walk along the river too and we saw some
swans and some mallard ducks. For some reason I just didn’t think France and Canada
would have the same type of ducks. And swans are quite pretty and much bigger
than I expected actually.
In my pictures you will see some animals. I find that it is
common in France, or at least this ...
... Nutella and smartie, 3 chocolate, Maple syrup, etc. I had the Nutella and smartie one, AND these crepes were probably the cheapest ones we’ve ever seen.
There was also a park along the river, the river splits into 2 in Saintes and one part turns into a little lake and the other part must keep going to Cognac…another city in this region that we would like to visit one day.
Hope you enjoy my ...
Just a short drive up to a small village where there was a perfect little aire. We took Smartie out to shop and look round the area and see the changes in the landscape. We went from vines to forests to orchards and back to vines. We are close ...
My first day as a retired doctor! Oh, the relief! Drove north, through beautiful country at times. Country roads, however, are too slow, so we took to the motorways- more tolls!! Saw hundreds of fields of corn, for the cattle. Grapes took over near Bordeaux. We also saw ...
... create the cognac.
Basically, cognac is a twice-distilled white wine, which, prior to distillation and barrel-aging, is quite acidic and not very palatable. The eau-de-vie is distilled in very specialized small, copper kettles, then aged in several different types of French oak barrels, depending on the characteristics the cellar master wishes to impart to the cognac. Cognac must ...