Hotel Les Charmettes
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... br> cooked more than you would usually as it always comes out undercooked. Well our
beef steaks were still mooing but were delicious!! French food is definitely up
there with the best. Not to forget the crepes we had one morning. Ham cheese
and egg followed by a little chocolate crepe to get us going. I can’t find
enough superlatives to describe the experience!!
Anyway i could go on about the food all blog long but what
Today we walk up the Montmartre which is an old big church. Many people were there. Then everybody wanted to draw a picture of us. Dad says this is the Artists quarter.
At night we went to the top of the Eiffel Tower. The view was very good but it was very late so we were a bit tired.
It’s the busiest time of the year for horses in this area as
the Elite showjumping horse auction is also on nearby. The horses up for sale
are 3 year olds that have been handpicked plus a handful of mares and foals.
Prices last year went up to 200,000 Euros!!!! It’s over 4 nights so I will have to tie Kate’s
hands to her sides to stop the temptation of bidding. On the home front I saw
in the catalogue, a Horse ...
... 8217;s groom, which is pretty much having a trot and canter around loose in the indoor.
The horses I get to ride are mostly 5 and 6 year olds that have either been to a few shows or none at all. They tell me Edouard sold a lot of horses recently so this is the new influx. There is a few that Edouard says I’ll get to ride at the show which is coming up next week. In the meantime I’ve been able to have a jump on ...
... very little room to move around. That combined with moms fear of heights ended up with her in panic mode this time. I got her down safely with her feet on the ground and all was well. We ended up have dinner and walking around the park until 11pm when the lights on the tower light up and flash to give it the illusion that it is sparkling. It was an amazing sight to behold and the park was full off people. Vendors were walking around selling wine and champaign. It was ...