Jousting in Saumur

beginning-ride

Heading North to Saumur au bicyclette. (Sue…..please feel free to correct mon (ma?) français)…

bythouet

We stopped en route to Saumur by the Thouet.

pjboat

Looking a tad precarious. Note the Halo.

dogs

Les Chiens.

pontsign

There is a Megalithic bridge on the track to Saumur.

keithjanebridge

Stone Age Family. With hunting dogs. Note unusual attire of the male neanderthal..

boatthouet

The Thouet from a bridge in the park on the way in to Saumur

saumur

Saumur from the cycleway on the new bridge.
winetasting

By good fortune there was a free wine tasting on at Saumur that day. Well almost free. A glass had to be bought first. Nia didn’t join in, not wanting to have any balance problems on the way back.

jazzband

Jazz trio at the Wine Tasting.

cafeS

Coffee in Saumur after the tasting.

saumurstreet

saumurcastle

Walking up to the castle.

jousting

jousting2

saumur-from-castle2

Jousting display at the Castle.

thouetbridgesaumur

Bridge over Thouet at Saumur.

thouet-pic

Le Thouet

belltower

Evening was drawing in as we cycled back.

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