TripAdvisor Reviews Royal Hotel Angers
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... stopped in an hour to let some passengers off and then stopped 30 minutes later in Sable, then to Angers, 30 minutes after that. My advice to anyone traveling -- pack light. You can make due with very little. Leave at least 1/3 - 1/2 of your bag for souvenirs. I thought I packed light, but when you have to lug your stuff on and off buses and all around the ...
... just stop anywhere and I often find myself parked in odd places). I then drove inland for a couple of hours (in the terrible heat) to a village called Couhe. The scenery got better and better and I found a delightful campsite next to a river and it wasn't full. My pitch was right beside the river and I was able to watch river life including coypu and huge carp every day.
Treacle, who is still on the steroids, has been ...
Many would dream of a hot summer holiday. For me it was way too much of a good thing.
And apart from the air conditioning of the 'Hotel Skoda' we had to rely on the pool and the local sparkling whites to find some relief. Still, we found some other wonderful things to occupy our time.
There's too much to cover so I'll quickly mention a few:
Chateau de Saumur
On our first visit to the regional centre on the Loire, Saumur, ...
... shop which is very much like a smoke shop and bar all on one so we sat down and had coffee after telling them how to make a machiato!
The four of us went our own way and met up at the Hyper U later when Josine picked us up with all our goodies.
Later that afternoon Mick the Yorkshire man , and I went to work in the Chateau kitchen to make a beef burgundy casserole for dinner. We ...
... with overgrown Ivy strangling the trees. Kevin and Mick have been giving this their attention. The old rose bushes and shrubs around the Chateau have had a haircut also thanks to us Helpex workers.
Mick is a structural engineer so he has been able to fix important equipment like sharpening mower blades which are pulled behind the tractor, fixing the dryers ,the oven and one of Joesine's nice antique lamps.