Hotel Le Francais
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Arrived on site at just gone 3pm, had a good trip, roads were very quiet and it was sunny the majority of the way. Unfortunately it starting raining as we were setting up, although it only lasted about ten minutes. The site is quite good although we have not had a good look around, we are on a large pitch right next to the free wi fi antenna ��. Have had a walk to the local bakery and ...
As we drive through Normandy, thinking of John Ponte, it's real Cidre country (not you Adam, Daniel or Emma, it’s not Dark Fruit Cidre !!!!)
Have had our first French Tabac experience in Broglie Tabac, Bar, Coffee and Betting shop very diverse and busy. Penny a little upset as everyone wearing wellies and she loves wellies.
Oh dear, Mark looked in the estate agent windows, realised how cheap property is and now has huge ...
We save the best for last - visiting the incredible Chateau de Chenonceau built spanning the River Cher in the 16th Century. The architecture of this castle is unique in the world, and it is the most visited in the Loire Valley. It is well furnished, and has so many gorgeous original artworks that it qualifies as an art museum in its own right.
After exploring the gardens and the castle ...
... huge beautiful room in the manor house with great views out to the farm. The food was all fresh - cucumbers, carrots, breads etc accomanied by some very nice light reds. Conversation flowed and it was arguably the most enjoyable lunch of the 3 days. Our host, Arnaud, was enteraining and had a delicious sense of humour.
On then to our next stop - Langeais château. This was more of a traditional French castle rising above the surrounding ...
... medieval Europe was not. I pride myself on being able to nail a tight parking spot, I have to brag that I made the tightest spot of my life today. I did have the help of Rob coaching from the outside. Sometimes the last parking spot left for the night was up on the sidewalk against the castle wall where a Fiat or small Citron had just left. Needless to say,it hones ones parking skills. I'll post a picture once I get home.