Kyriad Nantes Centre
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... day and we had limited bags, so decided to walk to the hotel and see the sights before we checked in. It is very hard to miss the Chateau of the Ducs du Bretagne and we circled this. It is beautiful, with the moat and drawbridge still in place. But a Chateau in the middle of the town was quite fantastic!
There were lots of windy, cobblestone streets with alfresco eating places everywhere! What did surprise me ...
... the property during chestnut and mushroom season who feel that it is their right to pick and harvest even though it is private property.
Paul our 85 year old caretaker has been very busy in the garden, picking pears, digging shallots and potatoes, harvesting the white beans called Demi sec, that have to be picked and left in the sun to dry.. Not only has he been hard at work but we have been picking more tomatoes, to turn into soup and ...
The new government has been formed in France and I am sure every French person is captivated by the announcements. Interestingly the Minister of Education is Najat Belkacem, first woman to hold Education and there are 8 woman appointed out of 16 ministers. vive les femmes!!The left has held the majority and it will be business as usual hopefully but I am sure there will be some grumbling ...
... garden fresh salad and a platter of chèvre.
The following morning we piled in the car to go to Tallensac the large covered market in Nantes. We were lucky to go early enough to avoid the weekend traffic, vacationers returning for La Rentree or the start of the school year. The traffic conditions were noted orange for heavy traffic and we saw them all waiting bumper to bumper on our way back.
Tallensac is ...
... it to be magnifique, but still not as good as our nephew Matt's. Sammy and Macca were excited to buy chocolate by the gram but less excited when the price of €19 was posted. However they bought 20 packets of loom bands and a hook for €5 that was an apparent bargain. Karen tried on several pants but even her svelte figure did not suit the French style..... Or so she says. Cam bough a cheap €7 watch that ...