Travel Blogs from Fontainebleau
... the first thing that caught my eye was the iconic, double-horseshoe staircase. We later learned that it was on this staircase that Napoleon bid farewell to his troops in 1814, before being exiled to Elba. We picked up our audioguides and set off to tour the 1,900 room palace – thankfully, we were only allowed to tour about thirty or forty of those rooms and that still took us nearly three hours! Our tour began with the" Grand ...
... said "you know, I'm not in love with you Bridger". It was very funny, as we could all tell that she was quite smitten. It was quite amazing how well the four kids got along during our stay, despite their various ages.
Another lovely day in France...tomorrow we will all go to Versailles to visit the castle. Yes mom.. we will go inside the castle this time!
... pastry thing that was damn tasty. Then the Roast beef and Potatoes. Then I got the chocolate log thing on a biscuit, i had had my eye on it every time i walked past a patisserie, i was very grateful they got it too. And with the roast beef we had wine from Bordeaux. I had red wine from Bordeaux. I didn't like that either, but I'm glad i can say i had wine from Bordeaux ha ha. Then we all literally just sat around in the sun to let it all digest. I always am stuff in ...
... white sand. And the place that gives it the name is crazy. The forest opens up to this massive desolate sand paddock with one rock in the middle. And it looks like a comical dog with a giant head. Of course i climbed the **** out of it, little bit of fun. And there was this wicked roof that gives the place the name Le cul de chien. Although you had to crank of this two finger pocket and my fingers were not liking it one bit. So unfortunately i only gave it a few goes, almost ...
... next day was one of the days in my trip i wont forget. I went to a private catered french lunch party with some of Frances more influential people. I tried my first glass of real french champagne. Which ended up being a few glasses. I found out it Europe that i still don't like wine, but by golly i like the champagne in France. It went down nicely. All the food was that little figure food that you can tell took for ever to make. I ate 5 of everything. ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Pets allowed