Hotel La Sauldraie
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Friendly, comfortable and a fantastic Chef.
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... for over 500 years. Still on sight are over a hundred hunting dogs (hounds) used occasionally for hunting in the nearby forests (and delighting the tourists). They are really quite impressive. The hounds are between 80-100 pounds each, bay whenever excited and fun to see.
Finished the the day back in Couffy in our small apartment where we have been staying the last four days. A few leftovers and dessert and another great day touring France.
Bit of a sleep in
Missed breakfast but did get cuppa & toast
Off to Chambord
Immense walled park -bigger than centre of Paris
Impressive sight when see chateau come into view
Huge, amazing, show of power, crazy roofline
Double spiral staircase
Sandwich - not so quick after all
Chambord liquer.. yum! Cute bottle
... plenty of color through out the gardens. Rosemary, honeysuckle, roses and many other flowers filled the gardens with a subtle fragrance. While taking pictures in the garden we chatted with another couple from Bellingham WA. This is the third or fourth couple we have chatted with from Washington State.
We went inside and this time decided on a self guided tour with the help of our guide book. The Chateau was fairly busy as this is a Saturday so there are ...
... br> Chambord, while not as opulent as Versailles, is still a delight to tour. The grounds of the Chateau cover many square miles and were the private hunting range of several French Kings including Louis XIV. The chateau rooms are very large with 20 foot ceilings. We spent about two and a half hours touring and decided we had enough.
After touring Chambord we headed South about an hour away to our ...
It was a rainy day and rather more chilly so Andy had a full day of work and the boys actually knuckled down with some schoolwork. Guy had 3 trips in to the forest at various times of day, desperate to see a wild boar or deer - there are signs warning of them everywhere, as well as hides at various points, but the best time to see them is in the evening (when of course ...