Gunternation » holiday Our life in Ireland Sat, 16 Aug 2014 22:15:01 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Dinner in Azay-le-Rideau Wed, 02 Jul 2008 17:30:00 +0000 After visiting the chateau in Azay-le-Rideau, we stopped by a sidewalk cafe for shelter from the rain and to drink some warm beverages. Then on to dinner at L’Aigle d’Or, the Golden Eagle, a small, bright restaurant located in a converted house. We had a delicious spring-themed meal, starting with [...]]]> 0 Château d’Azay-le-Rideau Wed, 02 Jul 2008 17:00:00 +0000 Our second destination on Monday was Azay-le-Rideau. It was the first château we actually went inside, as the gardens of Villandry completely overshadow its château. It was also the first château we had trouble finding. We drove into Azay-le-Rideau following the usually very helpful brown tourisme signs. Driving down the [...]]]> 0 Villandry Wed, 02 Jul 2008 15:29:00 +0000 Andrea, here. Sharon & Bill asked us to help describe our adventures in France. We had such a nice time. I’m very glad we chose the Loire valley as our destination. In all, we visited four chateaux in two days. The castle and gardens at Villandry were our first stop. [...]]]> 0 London Sat, 17 May 2008 08:54:00 +0000 We made it to London yesterday, and here’s the proof.]]> 0 Eight Courses in Carlingford Wed, 30 Apr 2008 20:00:00 +0000 Our eight-course dinner at the Ghan House was pretty extravagant. I made the reservation that week and I think we were the final one as the dining room was full. The Ghan House hosts these dinners eight times a year. We started with canapes: smoked eel, cannellini bean puree [...]]]> 0 First, the Food Mon, 03 Mar 2008 14:32:00 +0000 0 Nollaig Shona Duit Mon, 31 Dec 2007 16:07:00 +0000 0 Treats for Santy Wed, 26 Dec 2007 16:50:00 +0000 Apparently in Ireland Santa gets to enjoy mince pies and Guinness. Perhaps he should make Ireland his last stop.]]> 0