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... Lateral de Loire, which we followed for about nine miles until we came to a place called Chevenon.
To all of you chaps out there, if you cycle or otherwise pass this way, you must have lunch in the bar restaurant at Chevenon, not only did we have an excellent lunch, including a litre of Rose, all for 10Euro, but, we were served by a waitress with the shortest skirt, highest heels and longest legs I have seen ...
We have had a wonderful five days with Brian and Linda, but, today we say our farewells, they have one more day in Paris, before heading for home.
Their plan is a wine and sandwiches picnic on the banks of the Seine.
It should be an enjoyable day, it is bright and sunny, all day, with the temperatures climbing ...
Will write this up as time permits but the highlight for me today was the visit to a little village called Apremont which is very proud of being beautiful and rightly so http://www.apremont-sur-allier.com/the% 20village.html
Before that we went to the city of Nevers.
... group move on before we started the walk around. Some of the buildings are quite dilapidated but still occupied but those that are crumbling to bits have been abandoned.
After we headed down the hill (where two years ago a HAT tourist in this same tour rode down too fast, missed a corner, hit a tree and died) we continued on our way mainly along cycle only paths or the ...
... barns, charolais cattle, donkeys, alpachas (!) and ancient cottages. The wounded bike made it back and we felt pretty good on arrival.
The evening consisted of a wonderful meal, petanque and Dave and I walking to the village in the dusk (note LOOK UP THE CHURCH FOR INFO. St Etienne something??? Huge and imposing, norman??)
Dinner was a salmon and cheese mousse, bass with green salad, new potatoes, green beans and butter sauce, cherry custard ...