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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Outdoor pool
- Heated pool
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... down the road from our B&B and Yvon wanted to go and see what mass would be like when it's done in Latin. It is a very small monastery with only three brothers, and five other people in attendance. It was my first true mass but it was pretty much as expected. We only understood two words: Christ and Amen. After breakfast we headed for Amboise where we strolled through the the market and bought fresh veggies, fruit, and cheese for a picnic. Then we visited a ...
... distance was an easy 30km. The hotel we stayed at is called L'ecu de Bretagne, it is rated a 3 star hotel that could easily be a 4 or 5 start rating in North America. The dinner at the hotel was another epic feast for the eyes, nose, mouth and tongue. The red wine from the region was outstanding, when first opened you could smell and taste the strong French oak, it then settled nicely 20 minutes after opening and got better after each ...
... and there is a fireplace in each room. It's an official Musee of France and owns over 35,000 works of art. We didn't tour it but probably should have. Je regrét.
A beautiful 18th-century stone bridge takes you across the Loire into Blois. As the town is built on a pair of steep hills, winding and steep pathways run through the city, culminating in long staircases at various points. We really enjoyed walking around in Blois and we lucky to hit it's ...
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 ...
... for a couple of drinks. There's now a nice sense of acceptance as we are included in the warm acknowledgement of each person in the bar. This may take the form of a handshake or the classic European left and right cheek peck! I haven't gone that far yet, but Kim appears to be enjoying assimilating! Patou, our publican, through her Google translator, has declared that she'll be speaking to us in English by the end of the week! We like Patou.