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... is little doubt how he would have painted them... We are breaking our journey to Cambrai at Bourges. It is much further east than we have ever been in the Loire. We thought it might be an industrial town (boring Bourges) as it is off the usual tourist itinerary. We had no idea it was a world heritage site and are delighted by its unexpected architecture. Just opposite the hotel where we are staying, there is a walled market, a mass of ...
... shop, as I bought an additional fleece top and Vik bought a model "knight on a charger."
The Chateau was disappointing and we checked out as planned, and found a nearby motel type place. Both of us wanted a decent shower,( Chateau's was broken) and a few more facilities. Neither of us could understand the Chateau - they had a microwave, a fridge, sink with dishwashing liquid and a frying pan, but no crockery or cutlery! doh! ...
... we don't know! Vik did admirably well, and after a few nervous moments, we eventually found the "Chateau de Lazenay." Wow! It is beautiful, and we have a ground floor room, which overlooks the lake.
As there is no restaurant here, we had to brave it back to Bourges, but gaining in confidence, went not only to the local supermarket, but also the city centre. We mastered all of that - but came to a grinding ...
... going up and down and
wonderfully preserved stately homes. Let down by the Musee we took
Ella to mcDonalds for Lunch and a Play...and of course free internet!
We were hoping to find a campsite tonight (as I smell) and found one
called 'Camping Ch-ti'mi'... And I think it was a joke as it was
really 'Camping ******** me' as we could not find it ANYWHERE! So the
Aires again it was!
... the entry fee. So water and leccy were free all night. Only space for 6 camping cars, and we were number 4! Glad we got here on time.
Quick walk to the village -the Mairie, a bread shop an half a dozen houses. A very quick walk.
Ready for the last parts of our journey. Tomorrow night Fecamp, and an evening ferry on Sunday.
And the engine management light went off and stayed ...