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- Non-smoking hotel
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Through Blois to chateau.
International garden festival
Beautiful gardens in grounds
Some didnt live up to description, a bit like some modern art
Moss garden - reminded me of alpine & gravel garden at Wairoa Street
Sculptures in parkland
... the market we decided to pick up a container of Paella (check out the picture) and a couple of apples for a picnic lunch at the Chateau. Yummy! We also bought a small stick of smoked salami for later with a glass of local Touraine red wine. Can't begin to tell you all the different kinds of salami available. Couple of the vendors had more than twenty.
The Chateau was a short drive from the market. Niles (our navigation ...
... and spinach. Third course was a cheese sampling and the last course, desert was a blueberry chocolate mousse with a raspberry sorbet. (Checkout the pictures with a better description, great lunch).
Lunch finished up in about two hours then we went back outside to complete our tour with a trip through the garden maze. At the location we entered you could take a right or left into the maze. Kathy's competitive nature kicked in and she challenged Jerry to a race ...
... br> Chambord, while not as opulent as Versailles, is still a delight to tour. The grounds of the Chateau cover many square miles and were the private hunting range of several French Kings including Louis XIV. The chateau rooms are very large with 20 foot ceilings. We spent about two and a half hours touring and decided we had enough.
After touring Chambord we headed South about an hour away to our ...
... in the past such as turtle shells and stuffed exotic animals are grotesque and so the art follows on with sculptures showing animals with fish or dragon tails, the halls were peopled by figures of mixed media and all sorts of weird items. We found it a little too much of a clash with the setting. Roast chicken à la maison ce ...