Auberge du Cheval Blanc
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... for over 500 years. Still on sight are over a hundred hunting dogs (hounds) used occasionally for hunting in the nearby forests (and delighting the tourists). They are really quite impressive. The hounds are between 80-100 pounds each, bay whenever excited and fun to see.
Finished the the day back in Couffy in our small apartment where we have been staying the last four days. A few leftovers and dessert and another great day touring France.
Bit of a sleep in
Missed breakfast but did get cuppa & toast
Off to Chambord
Immense walled park -bigger than centre of Paris
Impressive sight when see chateau come into view
Huge, amazing, show of power, crazy roofline
Double spiral staircase
Sandwich - not so quick after all
Chambord liquer.. yum! Cute bottle
... Tried a few campsites between Tours and Blois but settled on La Grenouillier where we stayed 20 years ago. It has got a lot bigger. Tent and everything ready in 40 minutes. We had not prepared for the fact it was Sunday and there was no shops open for supper. We.settled for bread, saucisson, cheese and wine while Watching "Unbroken" movie. Good ...
... turned into evening we were sitting munching away on our evening meal of pasta and a rather nice cheesy French sauce, with slices of this lunchtimes left over huge mutant baguette, having sipped a couple of cold ones and opened a bottle of France's finest (well cheap plonk) when we heard him ask, I think it's about time for a beer, ooooo yes please she replied but could I also have a carrot, Andy nearly spat his wine out and I ...
... room was pretty ice nice too. Paul liked the armoury and the furniture,especially the huge tables, beautifully upholstered chairs and the various table tops according tithe table purpose. Anyway we took an hour longer than suggested to get around it all and the. Have a look around the gardens. We had packed a picnic lunch from leftovers from last nights dinner and found a nice little spot by the river bank for a bit of wine, sausage, cheese and baguette. It was so peaceful, ...