Category Archives: France 2000

Short…not so sweet

Returned from France. Another 10 hours. Way too long a journey!

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Champagne

Went on coach tour to Chantilly château and park. Magnificent château and beautiful gardens – but couldn’t get a simple cup of tea/coffee! And waited ages and ages for lunch – even for the menu!! Loads of traffic accumulated over … Continue reading

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Our first time in Paris

Left chateau at 11 and got to the Louvre at 12:45 – way too long! Went on a boat ride. Couldn’t understand commentary as microphones were poor. Vessel crowded and decorated with plastic flowers. Large German guy went to sleep … Continue reading

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Travel woe

Hever 2pm. Arrived chateau 10pm. Long exhausting journey – we may as well have driven to Angledool for the weekend. Ferry trip ghastly. All kept inside, packed with grotty French teenagers. Disliked the journey completely. Must find a way of … Continue reading

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