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Jul 17, 2015 - Day 5 Loirelife Cycle: Candes St Martin & the banks of the Loire

Last day :'( Troy, Dylan, Mike and I headed out this morning (Poor Teresa is very ill and has stayed in bed). It was the usual ride through rural France for about 25kms to the Loire. We rode through the town of Varennes sur Loire before riding over a narrow bridge to the southern side of the Loire. The bridge is one lane each way but so narrow, car side mirrors and glass are seen scattered on the ground as we cycle over the bridge. Directly opposite the bridge we came across Champignonniere Le Saut aux Loups in the sandstone cliffs above...

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Jul 16, 2015 - Day 4 Loirelife Cycle: 'Le Tasting Room'

Today's ride is called 'Le Tasting Room'. Total kms: 51 A very hot sunny day. Temperature was about 36C. A very pretty ride today. We still rode in amongst the wheat, sunflowers & maize. There were also fields of onions. We had a number of river crossings - over both l'Authion Rivière & La Loire. We rode through some larger towns - Vernoil & Vernantes in the morning. We stopped in Vernantes at a boulangerie to pick up some lunch - jambon (ham) baguette &, of course, a couple of pastries. Then it was on to Blou & l'Authion Rivière. We...

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