Mercure Bords De Loire Saumur
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... A bit of a driving day a about 230 km . Dinan a small town on the way , with excellent ramparts, provided an early break from driving , old half timbered houses and a picturesque port made for a pleasant 90 minute stop . Angers , our first stop in the Loire valley , had a chateau with really excellent ramparts 17 towers and a quite acceptable audio guide read by the bloke who does the myth busters voice over. The highlight is a woven tapestry 104 meters long dealing ...
... trip, never mind actually packing it and bringing it home! Anyway, the whole thing was great fun.
I went with the Magnificent Seven afterwards for a picnic dinner by the river. One couple had bought grapes, a container of olives and peppers, apples, brie, crackers, Boursin, two baguettes, and wine. It was pretty good stuff and a nice setting. It got dark pretty quickly but it was a warm evening.
Tomorrow's going to be a long bus day. Oy.
... of what the ballroom looked like with beds lined up for the soldiers. Next door to that was a massively cheesy wax museum, and beyond that was another lovely area housing carriages and some cars. Outside of that was a pond with some geese and several really noisy ducks. I could sit and watch ducks all day. There's something strangely calming about them.
I walked into the vegetable garden, went around a tree at the corner of a planting bed, and ended up ...
... br> We rented two bikes from our hotel and set out on a lovely bike path along the Loire River. How wonderful--to cruise along with forest on one side and river on the other. No helmet, no clipped-in shoes, no padded bike shorts, no gps telling us when to turn. We were on our own, with a little map we'd gotten from the visitor center. But the route was pretty well marked, taking us past small villages and houses beside fields of sunflowers or grapes ...
... to Orleans - it is self service. The Tours stop was straight forward - the connecting bus was only over 1 bay. Not too long a wait. About 30 min into the next journey there was a driver swap. The first leg had been driven by an older gentleman and we now had a very dapper looking guy - pink striped shirt, dog tag necklace, bracelets and a dashing vest topped off with white patent pointed shoes. At Chateauroux I asked the ...