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Here for a week at INSEAD business school, the classes and homework and dinners with colleagues didn't leave much time for enjoying this pretty town. I did however get a sneak peak in the ground of chateau Fontainebleau on the evening the prime minister of Qatar was invited for a private party.
... all the time (!) I realised I had a week to play around with between Help Xes and a friend had suggested I should check out Font if I could, so I decided to bloody well do it and booked my travel to Paris. However, in perfect underprepared Mel style I still didn't have anything actually planned so my last week or so at the farm I was stressing and googling and not actually booking anything and as if by magic (the magic that is my dad) with just a few days left to go ...
... something to the driver. But I continued on.
We continued down the road to the Rhone river where we spied Australian flags flying and emblazoned across a river boat with a huge sign Ayers Rock. Obviously the place to be in Lyon. We of course got our photos taken in front of Ayers Rock so that we can say we've been there too. ;-)
We crossed the river into the commercial area of town we took pictures of the Louis XIV statue riding a horse in the ...
The three little girls got up early and ran out of the apartment to get us the three baguettes we requested for lunch. When they arrived home, each of the three baguettes had a mysterious bite taken from the top of them! Curious...
The clouds parted for the day and we all (ten of us in total) headed to Fountainebleau for the day. A young couple named Felipe and Agnes joined us for the day. Felipe is ...
... too. Their wine cellar is just massive.
Tomorrow is going to be sweet too. I'm going to buy the best breads for my breakfast from France. Then going to buy the best i can from Germany. Both countries make amazing bread.
I think that's all i can remember for now. I looked forward too an amazing last meal with great things then great food tomorrow. It really is a good enough reason to come to France/ Europe alone.
Maybe one more after this but who ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Victoria Fontainebleau
Comfortable rooms (no mini bar or in room fridge, and no food allowed). Nice and affordable self service breakfast and helpful staff who speak both English and French.
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