Le Lion d'Or
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Baiser is Kiss in French! Don't even ask me how to pronounce that but I know that now because they are doing an interpretive dance here in France based upon the works of Auguste Rodin. So cool!!
So I did two difficult things today. Well, I did more than that but two that were extra difficult. First, I did laundry in my hotel sink. I don’t think I’ve ever done my own laundry like ...
... beautiful manicure she has! Chuck has retrieved our ticket from the ground and 10 € later we're back on the road, shaking. Agreement made earlier in the day obviously needed to be revisited.
Don't remember much about the rest of the drive into Chinon, but something big going on. Traffic horrible. We'd become accustomed to roundabouts and developed our system - counting together to 1st, 3rd, etc. exit depending on Bridget's directions. ...
... which was part of the old hospital so we decided to visit the. Well worth the visit as it showed how people were treated long ago. The apothecary itself had a lot of the original medicines used in the 17th century.
Returned to the same restaurant as we had used the night before as were so impressed and not disappointed either. Lovely place and very good ...
... br> After settling in we took a stroll to check it out and found we were only about 350 metres from the impressive Chateau in Bauge. after our stroll we had decided on a restaurant which was part of an Auberge de France hotel. It was excellent.
We had passed by Bauge a number of times over the years but as the road towards Le Man bypasses the centre we had never stopped.
... point). In the morning, when the party finally ends, their friends will bring them a bowl of onion soup. Onion soup is simple food and often eaten in winter; it's a working class meal. (No Frenchman would eat onion soup in a restaurant. Restaurants only serve it for tourists.) So the bowl of onion soup for M. and Mme. Martin is a traditional symbol of the hardships of marriage.
We arrived in Amboise a little after 10:00. Most of the group went off to the Clos ...