La boule d'or
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... was spent lazing around on the campsite, some sunbathing and bat and ball. We ended the day with a BBQ. We have checked the weather and it suggests rain for the morning so we have packed everything we can in the car ready for a quick pack up tomorrow ready to head to Paris. ...
... and admired great views from the "battlements"or terraces as they're called. In all the châteaux I have greatly admired the wonderful carved furniture, the cabinets often inlaid with mother of pearl and also the huge tapestries, many faded now but where the colours were better preserved you could imagine the glorious effect ...
... 16th century tapestries, paintings, china etc. In one place the kitchens still had medieval sink, stove, pump and oven with copper pots and pans and it was easy to imagine what life was like!
Had an easy day today just wandering and eating and drinking - very tempting iin France as there are cafes and bars everywhere ...
... town of Azay-le-Rideau so that we could get some lunch. I got a ham and Emmenthal sandwich on a baguette from a boulangerie. I've said it before: ham and cheese sandwiches are so much better in Europe than they are in America! I needed something sweet afterward, so I found a gelateria and got a scoop of gianduia and a scoop of cassis and sat in the sun eating. J'étais très heureuse!
I walked around the town a bit and made momentary friends with ...
... Joan of Arc and also the Knights Templar. We had a good dinner at the restaurant of the hotel last night, toured the fortress this a.m. And just got back from a lovely bike ride through nearby villages this afternoon. We plan to try another restaurant tonight and then travel by car tomorrow to see a couple of the major chateaux in the area. It is only 7:00 pm......too soon to have a plan for tomorrow night.
We have moved on ...