Well, so much for diligently posting my reflections on our wonderful 2014 French sojourn … but better late than never perhaps. It is June 2016 and we have just completed our planning for the upcoming 2 month drive through Spain, France and Italy, so researching is keeping me busy, but finally my Loire review is complete. Obviously some will disagree with my reaction but such is the nature of travel … Continue reading The Loire, Amboise, and some chateaux : reflections # 4
Wow! What a day we have had today – a visit to Clos Luce, the final home of Leonardo da Vinci, then on to Chateau Royal D’Amboise, the burial place of Da Vinci, and finally to the magnificent Chenonceau. Clos Luce is conveniently close to our accomodation, so we set off early, and believe me, it is a must – it completely draws you into … Continue reading A history lesson in Amboise ….