Mercure Bords De Loire Saumur
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... or Place Plumereau. The music they play at La Guinguette is very funny to me because it ranges from songs like "Hey Ya" -Outkast to a compilation of songs from Grease to a random French pop song. When we go to Place Plume we usually go to an Irish pub (I think mostly because they speak English). We also go to La Loire for lunch sometimes which is really nice and relaxing!
The gardens of Villandry is a must see. I can't even begin ...
... and woke up, had crepes since we missed breakfast, and then hit the road. I'm going to write this down - I love Garmin. We arrived in Chinon late afternoon and toured the Fortress Castle, dating from the early 1000's. It's 3 buildings with ruins and has a spectacular view of the area. From there to our amazing place we are only staying one ...
Our guide Lucie Hoffman was excellent. First stop was at Ste Mere Eglise and the museum there All went wrong for the allies there Next stop Point du Hoc where the Nazis had a defensive post with guns with a 12 mike range, capable of taking out all of Omaha beach Craters from the bombs are everywhere along ...
... and our host was extremely helpful and kind. We stopped tasting about halfway through the whites as they got too sweet for our dry wine tastes. We also had the opportunity to sample a few whites - Petilland - mini bubbles, and Methode Traditinelle - traditionally made sparkling wine. Both were lovely, and I picked up a bottle of the drier, smaller bubble sparkling. The word is similar to that used for sparkling water, so think of it as being halfway ...
... chateau again. On to Montresor 15km east, a little town with a big Aire. Quiet afternoon walking around the village, playing chess and watching a movie.
Rain returned overnight. Still heading east we stopped at St Aignan beside the river and waited for the rain to stop but it didn't. The boys went for a walk around town while I did some housework (it's amazing how much there is to do in such a tiny space) and Laura worked on her history assignment. We stopped for the night beside ...
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