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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.
... in this room was also very brightly coloured with busy motifs
· François I gallery – amazing because of its intricately carved walnut panels lining each side, further enhanced by the wooden ceiling, fancy chandeliers and elaborate paintings
The entire chateau was amazingly furnished and quite extravagant, with every surface either elaborately carved or decorated. For example, the wallpapers in the bedrooms were ...
... because he was scared a rat would come out at any second and take a bite.
Around the corner was the entrance to Eglise St Andre an old style church with chunky castle style turrets and really interesting carved pillars inside in Romanesque style and quite dark inside. We headed back towards the main road and while crossing the pedestrian crossing which was backed up with cars one nudged me. I couldn't believe it, the passenger was equally shocked and ...
... point in winning. Mostly just more eating after that.
Monday i decided to walk the dog because its the last sunny day during my stay as the weather forecasts are generally pretty accurate in my opinion. The dog was so damn annoying. I have only walked a couple dogs in my time but this was way more annoying than them. He would sniff and pee on absolutely every damn thing. I mean everything. But it was a little sniff and pee but a long sniff and pee. So i didn't ...
... I tried Octopus and it was pretty tasty. I ended up walking around in the rain bare foot (because the whole city is a slippery disaster) just talking to random people trying to find fun things to eat. I was trying to find cows cheek because apparently its a specialty according to my guide. She was wrong. I talked to locals and they had never heard nor tried it. They suggested a special fish dish and the ham. My Spanish is flowing for easily ...
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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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