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... was there, this one looked okay but not worth spending more money on to go and visit inside so we drove to our last one which was Villandry built in 1536 and the last of the big castles build in the renaissance time along the Loire. Again extremely beautiful with a big beautiful French garden. Food for lots of pictures again .... After a couple of hours walking through the gardens and visiting the different floors with rooms we walked out of this beautiful place and drove back to the ...
... forests, flower, herb and vegetable gardens and fountains. It is said that there are 52 km of boxwood hedges through the Villandry Gardens and you can get a sense of how much trimming that would be in some of the photos we took today.
From there we went to the Château of 'Sleeping Beauty' where we toured towers, rooms and grounds of the ancient castle. For the short ...
... br> Upon our arrival in the valley, we were greeted by a lovely couple and spent the remainder of the lit hours outside eating a very late dinner and playing soccer and throwing around our glow in the dark frisbee.
We also, for the first time ever spent an unconventional amount of time on Youtube watching parodies of hilarious viral videos which entertained us for far longer than it should have.
The classes this month are more difficult than they were for the first month. We have Oral Comprehension, Writing Comprehension, Oral Production, Writing Production and Phonetics classes. The grading scale in France is very different than the US, so it's hard to gauge where I'm at. Their grades go up to 20, and it's very very rare for someone to get a 20/20. Typically a 16-20 is très bien (very good), the highest ...
... one which opens directly on to back street. You are to use this entry point after 10pm.
Sorry folks but the bag with the connector for uploading images onto the iPad is in the car and we are not going down there at 12:30am, sorry. Images will be added tomorrow.
- A 1.5l bottle of water cost us €0.19 at a supermarket today! So cheap!
- The hotel has used fabrics to cover many walls ...