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Last night after posting the blog , Bruce and I walked up to The Palace Royal in Blois where currently at 10-30pm they have a light show on the side of the buildings around the inner courtyard of the Palace, depicting the history of the place..... Well - it took some finding but with a minute to spare we entered the courtyard …
... with all new shops and bars/restaurants. Beautiful ! Than we got into the old centre full of old narrow streets and nice squares again with lots of terraces and cafe's. We saw the magnificent cathedral and found a Pain Quotidien where we had a cappuccino and flute like we always have ! Great ! We found a place where we had mussels for dinner at a terrace which were real nice, especially as we hadn't had them for a long time. ...
Today is was very hot again, starting off at 29'C with not a cloud in the sky and very little breeze. Me, Max and Dad went off on a bike ride to get breakfast. Shortly after we returned, we ate and then I finished off my book in the shade. Once I had finished my book, me and Dad headed to the pool which I had not been in before. it was really nice and cool and we alternated between swimming ...
Today we spent the whole day at the Lac. However, we didn't go down until later as it was very hot in the midday sun (as you can see, Dad fell asleep in the sun, big mistake.) Once it had cooled down a bit, we headed down to the Lac where we set out our towels in the shade and soaked up some sun. After we spent the day at the lake, we watched X-Men ...
High in the hills, over looking a beautiful valley and a river, my friends treated me to a beautiful lunch at a elegant restaurant specializing in homemade, locally grown and raised cuisine. Not the type of place a tourist would find being high up in the hills. The view, the company and the food -beyond words. I thought I ate well in Italy but France has been a whole new gastronomic ...
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