Posted by | October 13, 2019
Leonardo da Vinci in the Loire

Cruising on board Nymphea last summer Silver Travel Advisor journalist Helen Jackson enjoyed the Chateau du Clos Luce on one of the many stops along the Loire Valley's River Cher....

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Posted by | September 10, 2019
Chateau de Nitray

Another day another Chateau. Silver Travel Advisor  journalist Helen Jackson explains the interest and beauty of  Chateau de Nitray whilst cruising on the barge Nymphea, on the Loire Valley’s River Cher....

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Posted by | September 5, 2019
Chateau du Chenonceau – Beautiful Inside and Out

This summer we invited Silver Travel Adviser journalist Helen Jackson to join us on Nymphea to see the Loire Valley. She reported on the things she saw on a day-by-day...

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Posted by | April 21, 2019

Perhaps we shouldn’t be surprised by a confusion of tongues – especially at Easter and particularly in the west where so many languages interrelate. But this week’s serendipitous collusion between...

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Posted by | April 16, 2019
Il n’y a pas de fumée sans feu.

This week’s blog was going to be all about what’s happening in the Burgundian vineyards where they are setting smoke pots every night to try to keep the frost off...

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Posted by | January 27, 2019
Have a storming Bastille Day

You get a huge sense of history cruising the French canals. Half close your eyes, look back through the mists of time, and you can almost see the Four Musketeers...

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