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In terms of distance, today was a failure. I cycled about 50km through mostly flat terrain. By any other measure, it was a success. I stayed around my campsite for a long time because I reached a key part of my current book, "Gone Girl", which I finished at the end of the day. Then, as I cycled, I kept stopping to pick and eat foods: grapes growing wildly along the road where they had ...
So today we are off to see the chateaux of France. We took the TGV. From the Paris montparsse station to Tours. We the. Met up with our tour group and went to see our first chateux, Chateau De Chenonceau. Chenonceau is a beautiful chateau. The gardens were still in full bloom. The river running through the chateau gave it a very romantic feel. The kitchens were impressive. Next up was the Chateau D'Amboise in ...
This area of France definitely deserves a full week of time to truly explore and enjoy the many sights and wonderful restaurants. The B&B we stayed at for two nights was exceptional. What an amazing treat. The owners Gloria and Bob Belknap have restored a 16th century convent to perfection. The furnishings and decor are beautiful antiques. Her atrium garden room with its food and gorgeous garden made ...
... low midrange rumble of a distant and invisible byway, direction unclear; jet planes passing somewhere beyond discernable perimeter; and my fingernails, past trim date, tracing patterns on the cast metal table, painted white. Four thin power lines cross parallel against the cloudy backdrop directly opposite, and i imagine it a musical staff, surrounding bird calls scrawled upon it in arcane time signatures. Lilting. The TGV slows to a halt at Tours train station, and ...
... fishing village that has been converted to a
destination for the rather well-heeled. A small harbour in the centre of the
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed