Hotel Les Charmettes
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... unreal. And when in france.......... You must eat French food so we had snails to start, beef tartare, French sausage (not quite like the Aussie banger!) and then accompanied it with a couple of bottles of Bordeaux wine. Desert was not to be missed and we had creme brûlée, chocolate fondue and apple tartine. Omg - absolutely amazing. We all loved the snails despite being so nervous about tasting them. I think even Nat would have them again. It was a fitting end to a royal ...
... part of a guard of honour and we stood as the French version of the last post was played. Then we played as the veterans laid wreaths. Two of our players also laid a wreath to represent Australia.
One of the most important parts of the ceremony was when we played the national anthems, German, Australian and then French. We have been told that this was the first time that the German anthem has been officially played in France since the Second World ...
... interesting to see their evolution. I took heaps of photos but they don't really do justice to the instruments.
After spending a couple of hours here we were able to go back to the hotel. Everyone really wanted a shower and a few people are sick etc from the flight. Two bus loads of musicians and accompanying family (including kids) unloaded and raced to their rooms. We met up again for drinks. The kids did amazingly well - they were troopers. I'm not really sure how ...
... 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
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 ...