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I am one of those very lucky foreign exchange students who get to have their parents come visit them. I really don’t mean that sarcastically. When you move to a foreign country and accomplish things like getting an apartment, attending classes that are not in English, and getting to understand the different processes of public transportation and general every-day business, it’s sort of exciting to show the people who were so worried about you how well you’re actually doing. 261 more words

Restaurant Anne de Bretagne, Amboise, France

S: +++, FF, $                                                                               15  / 20

Situé au pied du château, juste à côté du parc pour attacher les vélos et en plein centre-ville, ce restaurant est idéalement placé. 140 more words


La Loire à Vélo, un itinéraire cyclable de 800km!

Nous sommes partis 6 jours le long de cet itinéraire cyclablepour visiter les châteaux de la Loire: après 205 km, nous avons vu Chambord, Blois, Amboise, Chenonceaux et le Clos Lucé ainsi que quelques églises croisées au passage. 440 more words

A Ne Pas Manquer!

Loire Valley Cycling Trip - Day 4

Tuesday was the rest day so no cycling. Instead, we packed and shortly after having breakfast and taking a small walk on the Blois streets we loaded our car and drove direction Amboise, our next stop about 30km downstream the Loire river. 595 more words


The Family takes on France. (and then some)

I am so so lucky that my family was able to come and visit me over their spring break! Christian had already come for Christmas, of course, but Mom, Dad, Colin and Cha were able to come see me last week. 879 more words


La Prieure de la Chaise, The Loire Valley, France

   Welcome to my first post under the category of Historic Accommodation. I am devoting this page to spreading the word about fantastic places to stay whilst you are on your travels, places that are themselves steeped in history. 798 more words


Once more unto the breach, dear France

Well, I’m back again – you won’t get rid of me that easily, I’m afraid. Believe it or not, disembarking from the 18.38 from Paris to Blois was the last time I’m likely to do so for quite some time, and in six all-too-short weeks, I’ll be heading back to my mother country for good. 532 more words