Loire a Velo with Friends : 2019-06-12 : Ride to Val de Blois

Type Name Description Service Provider Cost Kms To Date Total Notes Actions
Cycle Ride to Val de Blois $0.00 46.00 46.00
Type Name Service Provider Confirmation Location Cost Notes Actions
Camp Camping Val de Blois $0.00

Trip Log

Notes Actions
I haven’t been tracking the costs of the campgrounds because we’re always sharing expenses. They’ve been between 6E and 8E/ea everywhere we’ve stayed.
I left my ukulele behind in the campground this morning. It’s getting really beat up and I’m not playing it so I don’t feel like carrying it around anymore. Hopefully someone will pick it up and give it a nice new home.

As has become routine, it was quite nice when we got up but not long after the temperature dropped and we had a cool day of riding. We took the long way to Blois, via Chambord Castle, which is quite crazy.

We had some amazing black clouds gathering just as we were waiting to get into the castle and suddenly there was a loud thunder clap and the skies opened up. Everyone rushed the door and we cuddled in the entry getting slightly less drenched than when we were completely outside.

The storm cleared while we were inside but then more clouds gathered. Just as we left the castle it started to rain again but it only lasted a few minutes before it eased off. I was quite amazed that everyone voted to camp tonight rather than look for a hotel in Blois, but I’m so happy about it! I love camping while on a tour. It started to rain again just as we threw all of our stuff into our tents and now it’s quiet again.

Whew! What a day. We’re all REALLY ready for the rain to stop.