La boule d'or
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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... we ame upon Chateau Valmer, it was stunning and because it was so hot, there was only one other couple there. We walked all over the property and just loved the very orderly vegetable garden. What a grand home. We returned home at 6.30 for dinner and an early night, we are still catching up with ...
... taragon for an after taste and Laurie enjoyed his Steak Tartare, this was accompanied by our favourite Coteaux de Cravant 2005, sadly now unavailable,.On leaving we bought their last bottle which they had been saving for us, Home for a quiet afternoon and a little nap before Laurie beat me at canasta, ...
... with thousands of oil lamps. As the sun set we listened to medieval music played on a pontoon on the lake and the finale was the 'mille feux' fireworks accompanied by upbeat medieval style but loud music. No star spangled banner so it seemed to be in keeping with the age and style of the setting. We drove home enchanted at ...
Many would dream of a hot summer holiday. For me it was way too much of a good thing.
And apart from the air conditioning of the 'Hotel Skoda' we had to rely on the pool and the local sparkling whites to find some relief. Still, we found some other wonderful things to occupy our time.
There's too much to cover so I'll quickly mention a few:
Chateau de Saumur
On our first visit to the regional centre on the Loire, Saumur, ...
... cat who looked just like Boubi, only much friendlier.
On the way back to Chinon we stopped just for a photo op of Ussé castle. I was excited to see it because I have a computer game that is partly set in Ussé castle; in real life it actually looks just like the game! Ussé castle is also called le Chateau de la Belle au Bois Dormant (i.e., Sleeping Beauty Castle) and apparently inspired the fairy tale written by Charles Perrault.
When we ...