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We’ve had an impossibly slow internet connection on Wednesday and Thursday, and now I’m completely locked out from laptop blogging. Boo! (Working on a solution…) Here are a few pictures of Thursday’s journey from Chinon to Saumur. We only rode 48 km, but it felt like 84. The saddle sores are still settling, but we are happily transitioning into the rhythm of the cycling lifestyle. IMG_1812 chinon_france_biking_velo.jpgchinon_france_biking_velo2.jpg chinon_france_biking_velo3.jpg france_biking_velo_loire_valley.jpg france_biking_velo_loire_valley2.jpg   france_biking_velo_loire_valley3.jpg france_biking_velo_loire_valley4.jpg

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  1. Hey, at least il fait beau. The photos tell a whole tale by themselves, next post please include a shot of a saddle sore derrière. Isn’t Saumur rather hilly (or is my memory up the creek?). Keep pedalling. Love Nicola x

    June 28, 2015
    • Ha! You definitely don’t want to see those. Thank goodness for “butt butter”. Yes. The weather has been absolutely parfait. We’ve been very lucky.

      Chinon and Saumur were hilly. En fait there have actually been a few more hills along this journey than I expected. See you very soon. x

      June 28, 2015
  2. Great pictures and it looks as if you’re blessed with good weather. And it looks flat which has to be a big plus point.

    June 28, 2015
    • Yes, we have been very lucky with the perfect blue-sky, but cool enough weather. Things are heating up for the next week of our journey though.

      June 28, 2015
  3. rebbit7 #

    Gorgeous! I definitely want to go there!😀

    June 28, 2015
  4. Sarah Larson #

    The countryside looks gorgeous and the skies are so blue! It looks like the trip of a lifetime. Keep enjoying!

    June 28, 2015
  5. Denise Decloux #

    Beautiful photos!

    June 28, 2015
  6. Meeting the French #

    Looks pretty idyllic …

    June 28, 2015
  7. Hélène Goble #

    How are you doing? Such great photos! We hade a busy and lovely family weekend. Weather was gorgeous. Back to Paris : i have my 3 children plus a Spanish boy who arrives tonight. Better start cooking!
    Busy week too with work and house.
    Bonne continuation !
    Love from hot Paris
    Helene

    Sent from my iPhone

    June 28, 2015
    • Salut mon amie! The trip is going well. We have the day off in Ancenis and plan to go canoeing on the Loire. It will be a nice break for our legs, and a good workout for our arms. Good luck with all the cooking and enjoy your family. I just posted some pictures of a lovely resto in Fontevraud Abbeye. Maybe you can whip up something like that?! xo

      June 29, 2015

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