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Travel Blogs from Chatellerault
Happy Veteran's Day (in the US)! Happy Armistice Day (in Europe)! Happy Singles Day (in China)! Happy Diwali (in India) I’m sure there are more but those are the big ones. And before you say that "Singles Day" isn’t big, there’s a company in China that people go to this day to buy stuff for themselves. So far it’s done about $14 BILLION in sales!!
It is interesting to watch BBC news and then read the American news ...
... style but the romantic style with a curved ceiling. What was really unique though, was that it still had a lot of the frescos left intact (pic 3). So much so that you could see bits and pieces over all the walls and columns. It must have been quite beautiful and ornate when it was new.
From there I went to the Church of Notre Dame la Grande which wasn’t very grand at all. Inside it had some pretty stained glass and was very pretty architecture ...
... was being used for is a mystery to me. And of course no one parked overnight on a cold pitch used the electricity to heat the camping cars!!!
Nice boulangerie in the town.
Off to Angouleme. The cathedral was disappointing. Very sanitised. Modernised unsympathetically. Modern glass and painted walls! The town / city was pretty horrible too - grey, dirty and busy. We didn't enjoy the place, but at least we had a good night.
We were moving towards Poitiers, but it ...
... for younger people.
The fourth excursion was to the village of Angles sur l’Anglin, the castle of which dates from the 11th century. This village has been officially designated one of the most beautiful villages of France and one can easily see why.
It was a wonderful eight days, and as is the case every year, we wondered at the end where the time had ...
... unusual. The French are connoisseurs with many foods and wine but not the coffee we were accustomed with. I looked out the window this afternoon and walking through the car park was a man (a Billy Connelly look alike) with a crow sitting on his forearm! The evening was spent with Sue and Peter - and was very entertaining. Peter reminds me so much of Ted Forsyth and has such a wonderful dry wit. We dines next door at the restaurant owned by the hotel ...
Other places to stay in Chatellerault
30 Rue Rolland Garros, Chatellerault | Hotelfrom $46
10 Avenue Camille Page, BP 323, Chatellerault | 2 star hotelfrom $67
Rue Nungesser Et Coli, Chatellerault | Hotelfrom $66
12 Allee d'Argenson, Chatellerault | Hotelfrom $67
15 Rue Nungesser et Coli, Chatellerault | Hotelfrom $54
Le Perron, Availles en Chatellerault, Chatellerault | Hotelfrom $59