July 15, 2005

This view was striking: the haystacks regularly spaced over such a broad sweep of land.

Loire Valley, France


July 15, 2005

These must be the "toues," 19th century barges, described in the route pamphlet.

Loire Valley, Cher River, France, boats


July 15, 2005

France, Loire Valley, favorite outdoors pics, sunflowers


July 15, 2005

Rustic stone farmhouses lined this part of the route. The only access road to them was the narrow b...

France, Loire Valley, sunflowers, farm


July 15, 2005

Across from the Share the Road sign.

Loire Valley, France


July 15, 2005

Share the Road" sign in French. "Loire bike route."

France, Loire Valley


July 15, 2005

Stork(?) of course took off when I got my camera out.

Loire Valley, Cher River, France


July 15, 2005

Loire Valley, Cher River, France, sign


July 15, 2005

Giant bit of generic commerical landscape.

France, Loire Valley, Cher River, sign


July 15, 2005

France, Loire Valley