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... A very proper woman dressed in black approaches and says something in French. I stumble a bit around French and finally blurt out in English, “I don’t understand.” She says, “We are all done for today.” I apologized and practically run out the door. All in all, not my worst interaction, but definitely not my best. I had forgotten that many places only serve food until 2pm and then close till 7pm.
This led to me wandering around trying to ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... we were able to see up close.
The privately owned Chateau of Touffou, parts of which date from the 1100s, was another excursion site. The manicured gardens are beautiful and we had the chance to explore ancient towers, prison cells and kitchens.
The Futuroscope is a theme park with the theme being technology and the future. This was an especially ...
Left Arromanches about 9.30am and drive through Bayeux onto Rennes where we lunched at the Golden Arches, purely because they had the convenience of food and toilets at the same venue.
After lunch we continued on, mostly on the motorway, however Madam Navman did lead us astray every now and then and we did drive through some small villages and countryside as we tried to skirt around the bigger cities.
Arrived at Poitiers at 4.30 pm, only 465 kms covered all up, ...