BEST WESTERN Le Bois de La Marche
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... has got me thinking about the country and people of France in general. In many ways I feel a kinship with the French. They prefer things quiet and stoic to the point where they will ask someone to leave who is talking on their phone on a train. My antisocial tendencies really appreciate that. However, there are few smiles and I can’t remember hearing any laughter here.
There is also a great deal of pride in being French. Pride isn’t always a bad thing but ...
... it was kind of blah.
The one I really liked was the Cathedral Saint Pierre (pic 4, pic 5). It was gigantic and had some beautiful gothic architecture. Unfortunately, when I went in, there was a service of some sort being held with the organ being played, people singing, and the Eucharist being taken. I didn’t feel comfortable advancing more than a few feet in the door. Just far enough to see how beautiful the church was. I couldn’t be too ...
... the Palace of justice was a walk too far.
The church was stunning. Painted walls and beautiful leaded glass windows combined to make a building with true wow factor. The cathedral on the other hand was just a huge space intended to emphasise the importance of Henry ll (of England) and his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine.
Poitiers is central to the story of Joan of Arc and this is celebrated with a statue and a truly magnificent window. The city itself is medieval in many ...
... into town and bought some supplies we seem to buy bananas in every town we visit don't know how that happens. Watching the second star wars film not my thing but Suz loves them. We are going to stay with friends of Suz probably for a week take a few days off driving do some laundry and sight seeing hope the weather ...
We had a very full, restful and encouraging Feast of Tabernacles in La Bussières France, about an hour's drive east of Poitiers. The vacation colony was quite rural; we head virtually no sounds except natural ones during our stay. Most of the buildings were new, but there is a 16th century manor-house and a stone pigeon-tower from the same period. We were 116 present.