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Postcard from the (De)Tour

Last year, on the way  to the Amstel Gold race, we ate lunch in Macon. It was a delightful place and, as we didn’t have time to look around, we resolved to return. 1,263 more words


Fairytale Castles of the River Loire, France

I’m sitting in the circular stone remains of an old mill. Outside the mill race continues to gush, relentlessly. Water pouring over the lip and plunging two metres down into the pool below. 1,428 more words


Lovely Amboise

Over 12,000 people call Amboise home, and this year a friend of ours was one of them. She has been teaching English while perfecting her French, and she graciously offered to let us stay with her. 279 more words


The Clos Lucé Mansion - Leonardo's last home

We were so stuck in traffic for a couple of days, arriving at our hotel rooms in the middle of the night, so I didn’t get a chance to post. 360 more words

Leonardo Da Vinci

Road Trip Through France, Part 1

It was nearly three years ago that I first experienced France, in the city of lights, in a city I had never visited, but yet a city I already deeply loved. 804 more words


Parc des Mini Châteaux

Today, I had the pleasure of visiting Amboise’s Parc des Mini Châteaux, an attraction that some argue is overpriced but I thoroughly enjoyed. With only a day and a half in the Loire due to travel time, I was really pleased to have time to see the châteaux on my bucket list that I didn’t get to as well as more than 30 others! 430 more words


La Vie En Rose (i)

So here begins my crazy week of descriptions inspired by the beautiful country side and little towns of France that are, as I like to think, unique in their own ways. 331 more words