Relais des Landes
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- Swimming pool
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We set off early from Beaune to start the drive to the Loire Valley. Our first stop was Chateau de Chambord. This huge palace was first built by Francis I, King of France at the time that Henry VIII was King of England. Ben noticed that the castle had a moat and inside a special winding staircase (a double helix). On the ceiling, Ben and Jon noticed a fire breathing lizard (a salamander which was the emblem of Francis) and big letter ...
Weather: Maximum expected 30C. Mild morning but hot in the afternoon.
After 5 1/2 hours of sleep it was time to get up and have breakfast before heading off to Tours. Once again, we enjoyed our breakfast and we were delighted when a French lady whom we had spoken to during dinner last night specifically came over to our table when she arrived at the restaurant to bid us farewell and a safe journey. We returned ...
... see photo) and is surrounded by a cloister of lime trees. Each winter, the 1,015 lime trees on the estate take a team of four gardeners three months to prune. 115,000 flowers and vegetables are planted out each year. What was really lovely was that the plants were labelled which made it so much more interesting. We did think of our friends Deb and George J and nephew Tim as we wandered through the gardens.
We then made our way ...
... showed me pictures of their children and grandchildren, and told me that I remind them of their niece.
Tomorrow, I will make the transition from pilgrim to tourist, which will be interesting. While people were delighted by an American pilgrim, nobody likes American tourists. I am glad that when I arrive in the Netherlands that I have a nice home to stay in, and that I don’t have to immediately go back to a ...
... restaurants,small churches etc that also extend along the Loir River...From a top of the Chateaus walls you see features of more modern times like sports fields , swimming pool and a road net working heading up and down the valley' However once close to the bottom of the Chateau you are transported back in time. Narrow winding streets and the lack of vehicles ...