Hotel Val De Loire
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In terms of distance, today was a failure. I cycled about 50km through mostly flat terrain. By any other measure, it was a success. I stayed around my campsite for a long time because I reached a key part of my current book, "Gone Girl", which I finished at the end of the day. Then, as I cycled, I kept stopping to pick and eat foods: grapes growing wildly along the road where they had ...
So today we are off to see the chateaux of France. We took the TGV. From the Paris montparsse station to Tours. We the. Met up with our tour group and went to see our first chateux, Chateau De Chenonceau. Chenonceau is a beautiful chateau. The gardens were still in full bloom. The river running through the chateau gave it a very romantic feel. The kitchens were impressive. Next up was the Chateau D'Amboise in ...
... treat! Beautiful linens, tableware - attention to detail. Not to mention ultra modern water pressure,AC,heat,etc.
On Weds we toured the chateau amboise and Clos-Luce(Leonardo da Vinci's final resting place) in the morning. In the afternoon we toured the Chateau Chenonceau. This was recommended by Gloria to minimize driving. We had dinner at Chateau de Pray. It was very good(Michelin one star restaurant) ...
... is deafening in insomnia - too quiet, too comfortable. There is something unrequited back home that i yearn to return to, and the irony of this shakes me annoyingly as i try to doze. I have been drinking. My mouth is so dry. Minutes and hours dissipate; i will wake in two hours to begin a terribly long day of transit and homecoming. Little big man. The little man is at the age where one struggles with the existential quandry that one is evidently not, it turns out, ...
... a diversified history this beautiful
Chateau has. Just by way of a digression,.. one of the things I love about this
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed