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... was looking at the map and missed a photo opp to get Orleans cathedral and the R Loire!
We joined the A71 then quickly got off the toll road onto the D2020 which runs parallel and dead straight beside the motorway, only hopping back onto the A71 to quickly go around Vierzon and Bourges.
It didn't take long before we went through ...
... the Abbey with a guide who taught us about the extraordinary construction of the village. The Abbey is built on the very top of the island and is supported by four chapels built under each corner. One chapel is not open to the public as is used by the 7 nuns and 5 monks who still live in the monastery (the oldest of which is 95!) The village has a population of 35, but swells with over 8 million visitors a year.
We left the island and ...
... picked up. A small tornado started to form. The whole town went into a giant powercut. The lights eventually came back on, but then the thunder and lightning started. We had to run back to the campervan as soon as we had finished as Dad realised that we had left the windows right open. We got back and Mum and Dad's bed was soaked and the floor had a big puddle! We then dried up and got ready for ...
... we started our drive to Puy De Dome. On the way, I popped into a patisserie and got bread and flan for later on. Once we arrived at Puy De Dome, we got jumpers and bought train tickets to go up the mountain/volcano. The train ride took 15 minutes to climb 1435 foot high. Once we were at the top, the view was ...
The boys and I had a nice wander at Salbris market and made our purchases for dinner without too much trouble - poulet roti and haricot vert amongst other things. We spotted some rabbits on the way back to the car but couldn't get too close for a decent photo.
Another walk but locally this time to an ...