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... picturesque. Lunch was at LÓrangerie Restaurant on the Chateau property. Beautiful two course lunch once again. Wine included, although we had to pay extra for coffee....very strange ! Furthermore, they only offered us drip coffee.
Driving through the Loire Valley to Chateau de Chambord, Loir-et-Cher, I couldn't help wondering why this area is called a Valley as this part is "as flat as a biscuit" although very beautiful. Chateau ...
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I share Cindi's feelings. Nice, where we got an apartment for the week, is best described as "gritty". Everyone there was nice enough to us. Nothing bad happened. However there was just "grit' everywhere. Trash on the street. Cars, motorcycles, and scooters everywhere. Cars parked on sidewalks, and double-parked in the street, for ...
... try and make up lost time.
It was a foggy frosty morning with bright sunshine trying to emerge through the freezing fog which unfortunately got denser as the day progressed. So no photos of this journey I'm afraid. It was over 300 miles to our next stop Ceyrat just south of Clermont Ferrand.
Some interesting shots I missed were of 1) a painted water tower with a beautiful landscaped mural.....how refreshingly different to graffitti.
2) A Heron standing by ...
... of water, knowing I had to be careful with my supply and still not getting dehydrated. There was no Refuge in sight nor a place to camp. It was getting late and on my watch I saw the pressure was falling, I smelt the rain in the air, which meant: bad weather! I was getting tired but knew I had to continue to reach the shack that I saw on the map, for shelter. Going slowly forwards not giving up, I heard a squiking noise above my head. I looked ...
... to explain the Canadian parliamentary system to JJ (at his request). An enjoyable evening. They headed off around 9:00, so we made a quick supper of omelettes and salad, then stoked the fire again and called it a night. On Monday we headed out a little later. Caira tried the "beach" bike, which has very wide handlebars, and decided she would stick with the smaller red one. We rode into Roquebrun, got some sirop de casis to take back to the ...