Le Manoir de la Foret
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- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... wandered around the stalls. Given I am still wanting to shed some luggage I couldn't enjoy purchasing anything from the markets - except for a punnet of raspberries which we shared at lunch. Our return to Blois was via a forest trail - where there were a large number of very bright orange clubs crossing the road. We also spied some large snails in the grass - Sigrid explained these were not the escargot variety. Details of our ride Dinner was a noisy affair - ...
Today was more of a travel day than really anything else... We drove to Blois through the Loire Valley. Would I say the views were picturesque - no! We were on a main road - Cows, bails of hay, sunflowers, corn.... can only interest you for so long before you start nodding off. We did stop for lunch at a nice town called Angers. There is a very old castle there ...
Today we leave Paris and head down the south west of France. We also needed to pick up the car we were going to use from the airport. We were originally going to pack up all our stuff and leave together to the airport but Eli decided that instead of having to take all our luggage on the trains, he and Michael would go and get the car in the morning while Kyria and I tidied up around the place.
So they headed off around 10 or 11am. I packed my stuff and Kyria and I ...
... trip there was uneventful, except for the moment when I brought the car to a halt somewhere in the middle of some farmland, jumped into a wheat field by the side of the road and grabbed a couple of handfuls of wheat for the kids. Carissa peeled the husk off and we nibbled on a few grains of what was some kind of wheat or barley. All with the intent of educating the kids about where their food supply comes from of course.
That night while looking at the map ...
Thankfully this morning started off a bit cooler, and we even had a bit of drizzle to start with. Charlie and I had not yet had our fill of chateaux, so we went off to the supremely graceful Chateau de Cheverny, thought by many to be the most perfectly proportioned chateau of all. Constructed between 1625-34, and built from gleaming stone from nearby quarries, it is one of the few chateaux whose original architecture has survived the centuries practically unchanged. The interior ...