Gunternation » France Our life in Ireland Sat, 16 Aug 2014 22:15:01 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Something Awesome: A French Kitchen Sun, 30 Jan 2011 19:13:35 +0000 In September we spent a week in Provence. We rented a stone house in the medieval section of Les Arcs with four stories connected by wooden, spiral steps. The top floor was a living room hung with banners and swords which opened onto a tiled balcony overlooking the town and beyond that, the forested [...]]]> 3 Chateau D’Amboise Tue, 15 Jul 2008 21:15:00 +0000 Our fourth and final Chateau was Amboise. The cool thing about this castle was that the city of Amboise was built all around it. This castle was the principal settlement of the Celtic Turones tribe, which is where Touraine gets its name. (Just tying together the French and the Irish). To get to the [...]]]> 0 Let’s go to Chenonceau Sat, 05 Jul 2008 12:00:00 +0000 Chenonceau was number one on Andrea’s list to visit because of its impressive location, spanning the River Cher. We set out for Chenonceau around 10:30 Tuesday. The morning was lovely for a drive along the Loire. The section of the Loire we saw reminded me of the Guadalupe, wide with [...]]]> 0 Cuisine de France Sat, 28 Jun 2008 13:41:00 +0000 0 The Journey Sat, 21 Jun 2008 21:00:00 +0000 Our journey to France started early Sunday morning. Our fears about sleeping through alarms were for naught, as the taxi kindly started calling at 4:15AM. He was a wee bit early. Bill arranged for him to return at 5:15. The Dublin airport is madness at 6AM on Sunday morning, but [...]]]> 0 Teaser Shots Thu, 19 Jun 2008 19:18:00 +0000 ]]> 0