L'Ecu De Bretagne
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... tiny villages, past a few vineyards a couple of chateau's and lots of sweet corn and sunflower fields. The sun was shining and the birds were singing, it was idilic, fields of strawberries grew and the smell was mouth watering. We stopped at one of the vineyards and had a wander but no free wine tasting on offer and 2 bus loads of American tourists turned up so we set off again. The cycle paths were mainly flat (thank goodness), ...
... during the course of the tour and I managed to score one for guessing the answers to Adam's riddles -
What word in the English language has three consecutive double letters in it?
The second one was easier: The more you have of it the less you can see! What is it?
What has a head, a tail and a brown body?
See how quickly you can work them out and let me know the answers.
... something for Eli to eat as he hadn’t had any lunch yet.
We headed outside towards the gardens. These were so beautiful, I hadn’t seen anything like them before! Very neat and well ordered. You should check them out on google earth. They would look really good from above! It was still raining so Eli didn’t want to hang around much as we also weren’t sure when Mike and Kyria would be waiting for us. However, we spied some golf carts that ...
... all the “Porte” locations you have situated around Paris are the former gates into the city and have now evolved into busy roundabout intersections with concentric rings of roads around them. What is 300 meter walk on Paper takes you the time it takes to walk 3000 meters with all the street-crossign and traffic.
We finally found the place, picked up the car and headed back home. Driving with my phone GPS balanced on my lap was a little tricky but ...
... antlers over 6000 years old from an ancestor of the elk which was found in the Siberian ice fields 200 years ago. The antlers are hung at the actual height of the animal! The chateau's immaculately manicured gardens (including seemingly endless pathways of beautifully raked gravel) were a sight to behold, and we both came away feeling quite wowed. We were also pleasantly surprised at the lack of people - after our experience the day before we were expecting crowds, but they did not ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed