Travel Blogs from Chateaubourg
... caught a few words but no idea otherwise what her little stories were about. She gave us some little info cards in English, but Jonathan felt the need to buy a little book afterwards! There was an American couple as well, but mostly French visitors, old couples.
We didn't see the whole chateau, given it's still a private residence, just preserved rooms - a couple of bedrooms, lounge and dining, chapel and entrance hall, and up onto ...
... we've had in Brittany and then proceeded to walk to the old town. The guide books had led us to believe that there were very few half timbered houses left following the major fire of 1720 but were we very pleasantly surprised at what we saw whilst wandering around.
This town is just something.
... above which takes traffic across the river to the city. Jonathan has an equally lovely blue room next door with the same view.
We discovered yesterday that the sun doesn't set til something after 10pm, so we will go back out again around 7pm for dinner - there's a creperie just across the river that looked good. In the meantime Jonathan reads the brochures and maps and tells me facts about places we drove through, or we might visit, and I think we're both pretty ...
... for the down stream part.
JUst have to mention all the eclusiers (lock keepers to you and I) especially Guy and Karen who were helpful beyond the call of duty.
STill blogging on my tablet so cant yet publish all the pictures but I promise I will do soon. BIg thankyou to Dominic Loughborough who is a bit of an expert in this area, I will try not to call you too often ...
... don't want to use the portaloo, which you may have noticed we usually tow behind in the dinghy. Why tow the dinghy? Not sure! But it came with the boat and is in good condition, not sure it will be after a few hundread locks sorry ecluses, it also reminds me that I have over 3 metres of mast sticking out the back of the boat.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed