07-09 From Paris to Beaugency [bo:zhensi:] (Wednesday, July 09, 2014)

[18 vs. 6]  Overview: Rent a car to drive away from Paris

11:03 Hide apartment key in the mini-safe by the entrance door
Metro trip to North train station (Gare du Nord)
12:00 Rent a car with automatic transmission (Enterprise Rent-A-Car) at Gare du Nord (€601 – AmEx) for 17 days till Saturday, July 26.   How can they give such a nice cars to regular people?

 

IMAGE 01 07-09 12;19 New black VW Passat Diesel Automatic
TEXT 01 First moments with a brand new car.  This is 2014 VW Passat diesel with automatic transmission.  Just the right amount of car.

 

Brand new car -odometer shows 12km – Black 2014 Volkswagen Passat – 4 doors – very nice

 

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14:00 Rest stop 50km from Paris – Road atlas of all France (€21- AmEx)

 

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France is so full of eclectic wind mills
Difficulties with road tolls – had to contact a remote attendant.  Ended up paying cash (€12.90)
Beaugency – small and truly French town on La Loire river

 

IMAGE 01 07-09 16;38 Beaugency - main street IMAGE 03
TEXT 01 We do not know, who grows these flowers on a Main street (Rue du Pont), but effect is unmistakable – this is a nice place to be TEXT 03

 

17:30 Walk in with no reservation – Hotel Le Relais des Templiers, Beaugency

 

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19:30 Dinner at Le Paille En Queue (€24 – cash)

 

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21:30 – 00:30 Argentina – Netherlands on channel 1 (Argentina advances to final by penalties)

 

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  5. 07-10 Beaugency to Uzerche (Thursday, July 10, 2014) (2014/07/10)
  6. 07-11 Uzerche to Montignac and to Sarlat (Friday, July 11, 2014) (2014/07/11)
  7. 07-12 Sarlat, Rocamadour, Figeac and Bouziès (Saturday, July 12, 2014) (2014/07/12)
  8. 07-13 From Bouziès to Albi (Sunday, July 13 2014) (2014/07/13)
  9. 07-14 From Albi to Toulouse and to Auch (Monday, July 14 2014) (2014/07/14)
  10. 07-15 From Auch to Lupiac (birthplace of D'Artagnan) to Tabres (2014/07/15)
  11. 07-16 From Tabres into Spain and Pyrenees (2014/07/16)
  12. 07-17 Reaching for the highest point in Pyrenees (2014/07/17)
  13. 07-18 Monastery in Yesa, Navarra (Spain) (2014/07/18)
  14. 07-19 Back to France - Busy Biarritz (2014/07/19)
  15. 07-20 SUN - Bordeaux - city with large squares (2014/07/20)

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