Le Pavillon Des Lys
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... something for Eli to eat as he hadn’t had any lunch yet.
We headed outside towards the gardens. These were so beautiful, I hadn’t seen anything like them before! Very neat and well ordered. You should check them out on google earth. They would look really good from above! It was still raining so Eli didn’t want to hang around much as we also weren’t sure when Mike and Kyria would be waiting for us. However, we spied some golf carts that ...
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 ...
... our suitcases there, and once that was done, we slowly left Paris. There was quite a bit of traffic, Mark had to get used to driving manual again, and there were some things were not used to (different lights and road signs, rond points, etc). Once we left the city, everything was very smooth. The France highways deceptively look a lot like Canada's! We stopped once on the way there, where Mark got screwed buying a coffee and a baguette (when in reality he thought he was getting ...
... get the the March Bredif winery, which was recommended by the tour driver yesterday. Took a bus to the winery. We had a tour through the cave where the wine is processed and then had some wine tastings afterwards. Taking the public bus have us a unique experience on how the locals travel. Good experience. The wine guide gave us some hints on what and where to have dinner.
... with lots of cafés, bars, restaurants. Last nights meal was good but we thought we might try another restaurant tonight. So instead of having dinner at the square, we decided to go one road back from the square and found a place we thought we'd like. After we sat down and ordered our meal, we realised it was the same restaurant we ate at last night, except we entered through the back door.
It's 9 pm now and we are ready for bed - another long and eventful ...
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