Tag Archives: Orleans

Downstream to Tours and the end of the Tyre Saga

Chambord surely boasts the most excessively exuberant, obscenely outrageous, utterly unnecessary roofscape in the world. Although we visited in 2010 we had to – just had to – see it again. Another evening of swimming and we retired to bed, … Continue reading

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Week 3 with our Dutch Friends

The fifth of August saw some enjoyable riding to La Ferté St Aubin in order to check out Chateau de Ferté St Aubin, set up to display medieval games (whose holiday is this?) We left Orleans before the others, with … Continue reading

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Week 2 with our Dutch friends

The day we left Gien turned hot again but fortunately the next campsite at Sully-sur-Loire had a pool also. We met an English family that evening, cycle touring for a couple of weeks with their energetic six and eight year … Continue reading

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