Bessé sur Braye
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Caroline had made an appointment through the reception for the coiffeur. She has an appointment at 11:00 on the place de
I escort Caroline to the hair dresser, and go to the Tourist Information office to ask for castles to visit in the neighbourhood. “Oh, sir, these castles are not for visiting, they are private property, but you can go and visit this castle… oh and that castle too.
In the afternoon, we decide to go and visit That castle (the castle is in Poncé s/l
The big sign says every day open, but another written notice says only on Saturdays and Sundays.
My second choice, ‘Chateau de Courtainvaux’ in Bessé sur Braye, (I wrote its address down while walking around on the market in
I take the shortest way back, and drive past the tower again. It has gone cloudy, it is not as warm as on mid day, so we decide to have a look.
It is a chapel for the fallen French in WW1 (Le Grand Guerre) built as a tower. A little clean-up inside is necessary and the list of names could do with some paint, but it is a good way to commemorate.
We see the lightning and hear the thunder, but we have only a few drops of rain.