Ibis Budget Chartres
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Very wet here now but still reasonably warm, moving slowly North and heading for Rouen today. We heads to IKEA en route to Oissel and had a little shop for goodies for the Motorhomes before heading to the aire at Oissel. Decent weather and lovely to walk on the banks of the Seine again. A good night at Oissel ...
We woke to the sound of pigeons cooing, surrounded by medieval luxury. We had our first traditional full French breakfast, french stick, ham, cheese followed by pastries, washed down with a bucket of coffee or chocolate.
Chartre was dominated by the Cathedral, the current version built from around 1060 after the Bishop set ...
It was a very misty morning. The grass play area had a low cloud hovering over the turf between the chalets and the camping cars.
A drive along the Loire. With the river high up its banks the road was safe because it was on the levee. We drove through Amboise to Blois, stopping at Chaumont-sur Loire. Then across country through Chateaudun to Thiron.
The weather had ...
... I appreciated it very much. But now I have hit a point where it is impractical because my French level is surpassing the level of the English that most students can speak. To make sure I'm still sharing my English capabilities I have been spending time in the English conversation classes as an aid to speak English with other students and help them improve their skills.
Every weekend my gracious host family has been taking me with them to see sights and places in our region ...
... were way too many blobby bits and way too many thin bits. It looks like a six-year-old made it. But at least I have an interesting souvenir!
I ended up going to dinner with the group of seven who met on a Best of Italy tour two years ago. We went back to the place where we had dinner last night. I shared a pizza with Carrie from Bellingham, and I had beer instead of wine. The pizza was really good and hit the spot.
It's bedtime now. Tomorrow, nous allons!