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Head to head…

“Guess what I’m reading next if I tell you the name of a drink,” said my son. He’d called while I was working and my mind was elsewhere as I finished typing the sentence. 6 more words


Princess in the Castle

Have you ever dream to be a Princess?? Being spoilt rotten and have all the luxury money can buy……??? I do…….., I dream to live in a big castle with many servants attending to my need. 628 more words


The humblest and grandest of dwellings

Mention of the Loire Valley brings visions of exquisite châteaux, but there are other living spaces here, that couldn’t be more different. In the Loire Valley, winding our way up along France’s longest river, we would experience both. 574 more words



We decided that we would take a train ride to Amboise, 20 minutes by fast train, to visit its castle and to wander around the town. 206 more words

the lovely Loire

Throughout the month of May we have four public holidays in France: May1st (Labor Day), May 8th (1945 Victory Day), May 10th (Day of Ascension) and May 21st (Pentecost).  894 more words


The Loire Valley

Tavant is a tiny ancient town near Chinon in the Loire region of France. We spent a week at an 18th century ruin that was renovated 4 years ago. 823 more words

Travel Eats


This goofy looking dude on Chateau D’Amboise in Amboise, France, looks like he could do with a good night’s sleep. Maybe he’s exhausted from trying to fly with those miniscule wings.