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Woke up to a lovely sunny day. The views of the English Channel whilst having breakfast was breathtaking. Phillippe has announced the temperature will about 20 degrees. from travelling west from Paris to St Malo we now set our course south through Brittany to the Loire Valley. Still struggling to post photos on my blogs maybe by the end of the 8 …
Someone left the American to French power adapter in our last hotel (me - Anthony), so this update is a bit delayed. We finally found a store that sold the adapters and bought two in case this happens again. They were actually cheaper here than in the states. We took the train from Rennes to Blois to stay for two days in the Loire Valley. Actually …
to the lovely Blois this morning, although it was a little
disappointing as the 'Musee de Magic' was not open. Should have never
told Ella about it as it got her excited! (It was the former home of
the French 'Houdin' who the American Houdini got his name from. But
we ended up exploring all the quiet backstreets of Blois, very quiet
and built into the hills so many ...
... br> After this we went to a Chocolate Factory, Ella was totally inspired
and couldn't keep her eyes off the factory floor and the making of
chocolate bunnies. definitely a delicious stop. Amazing how much rain
there is around at the moment, all the rivers have burst their banks,
ditches are full etc, But thankfully we are high and dry in our
Once again a lazy start to the day but eventually we got on the road to Amboise! This is a very very pretty town with a lot more upmarket troglodyte living! Very hip. But the main highlight here was 'Clos Luce' Leonardo's last home for 3 years of his life which was a big ...