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So we left there for Orleans (pronounced oh-lee-ons). Wow. This place was a surprise. It's so lovely. And clean. And the cathedral here is off the chart. We got Orleans late-ish but went for a bit of a stroll to find dinner. That's when we stumbled across the cathedral. Normally it would be closed at that time but there was a military orchestra concert on. So for 5 euro we got to hear beautiful music in the most beautiful location. Scored!!!!
... here and are all cooped up in Sven. Lily had plenty of energy despite walking around the chateau so she was doing her 'spare some change for an old ex-leper' dance from Life of Brian which doesn't work so well in such a small space and between that and Jess being grumpy and everyone probably just being a bit tired things got a little fractious. We all managed to get past that and now everyone is sleeping ...
... There were very silly beds because they were very small with lots of curtains. In lots of the places there were doors so we couldn't go into those places. There were no telly's so I wouldn't want to live there. In the fireplaces there were very tall chimneys and I looked up one and it had lots of spider webs. We went up on to the roof and we could see where we started. We bought a pencil each in the gift shop.
Just us (The Good Olde Boys) and Interceptors to go, of for 9am and on the road we go, steady drive, still put in another 9 hours of driving, but managed to go via the Millau bridge and kept pushing to get to Orleans, so this gives us an easier day tomorrow.
Rat Rods drove through the night to get to Calais for 3pm, then the 6pm boat over to the UK, they reckon to be back home in the North East for 2am. Tip my hat to them, that is a marathon driving session!! Well done lads.
... in on this trip. The kitchen and bathroom were literally the size of closets, and the living room (where the girls will sleep on a futon) was tiny – very hard to move around once the bed was pulled out. There was an odd smell in the apartment because the carpet had just been replaced and it had a strong odour. The upshot was that the location was pretty amazing – close to multiple metro and RER (regional train) stops, and a ...
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