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Gazette 131

Nantes 25-28 July 2014

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Sheila   Wedding at cathedral
Sheila enjoying a demi litre of beer in the Place Sainte Pierre /
Wedding party emerges from the Cathedral of St Peter and St Paul opposite

Street scene  Chateau
Nantes is rich in fine old buildings / Derek at the Chateau of the Dukes of Brittany

Cobbled square   Church
There are many bars and restaurants in the old Bouffay area / The Church of Sainte Croix

Artwork in chateau moat  Amuse bouche
There are many quirky artworks in Nantes, especially in the Botanical Gardens. This interwoven installation in the chateau moat
by American artist Patrick Dougherty invites visitors 'to enter and explore, allowing them to rediscover a site that has suddenly
been revealed and modified through these tangled-branch structures, complete with their own passageways and windows.' /
Sitting outside the restaurant adjacent to the chateau, dinner starts with amuse bouche...

Oysters  Foie Gras
...followed by oysters & foie gras...

Sheila & crab   Steak onglet
..& finally, a nice big crab & steak onglet with pommes savoyard

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Photographs © Derek & Sheila Henderson 2014