Le Chalet Fleuri
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... heavy and I did have to haul everything to the museum and back to the hotel which was kind of a pain, but I’m so happy to have food I can’t complain (too much).
I went and found a little bench outside the Musee St-Croix and enjoyed the French version of a BLT (they put the bacon, lettuce, and tomatoes into a blender before putting it in the bread). After that, I swung by the Baptistère Saint-Jean to peak in the door and see if it was worth doing in. It cost only ...
... not being able to progress farther because the music was beautiful and created a wonderful ambiance. I don’t know if you can see the gargoyles in picture #5 but they are kinda neat. On is holding its stomach as though it is vomiting water. The other is holding its throat.
The final church I stopped by was Eglise Ste-Radegonde and that was entirely on accident (pic 6). I got sorta lost. It was the kind of a “lost on purpose” sort ...
... we thought that a capped pipe was for the loo, we left emptying it till we got to the camp site.
Poitiers has several really important buildings and the campsite is within easy reach. We aren't far from Futuroscope, but we aren't going to visit. We will also try and visit Chauvigny and Chatelleraut.
We have given ourselves three days here.
Poitiers had a mixed response. We loved the Church of Notre Dame, but found the cathedral to be an example of vanity ...
... 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 ...
... the little villages tend to slow you down a bit. After booking into our hotel we found a Laverie down the road and managed to complete all the laundry requirements. After we strolled around Poitiers for a while, mainly the shopping area, which is quite big and very clean. It was pleasant to walk without the hustle and bustle of the larger cities.
Picked up some supplies for lunch on the road tomorrow and back to the hotel for a hot shower and a reasonably early night.