CHAMBORD May 10th 2012 We got up early today as Chambord (which is in the Loire Valley) is a 4 hour drive on the fast road from Cognac. We skipped breakfast and were off by 9 am. A very early start for us. I walked to the free parking lot, got some cash from the ATM on the way and then proceeded to take about 15 minutes to get back to the hotel. 5 minute walk 15 minute drive. Thank you one way streets, but I got th ... read more
Europe » France Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
My partner and I are passionate about traveling and food. When we travel our goal is to get a real feel for the place we are visiting. We do not just visit the main attractions but get off the beaten path, try to expereience what the locals expereience. We have a great respect for other clutures, history and food we try to work all of this into our travel expereience. I started this Blog to share our experiences in hopes that others might have a better expereience when they travel.
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