Trois jours in Sancerre

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On the way to our ‘lil gite…
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Hang drying linen.
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Fence leading to baby corn and wheat fields.
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Dog house.
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Laffy keeping cool under the tree.
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My fist attempt at sun bathing. Too Hot!
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Let’s play ball!
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On the first tier of Sancerre hill.
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Fist Tier
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Our parking spot view.
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First wine tasting offering. Almost all businesses were closed due to the heat wave.
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Centre
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So we took in the views instead…
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Love these!
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Practicing my macro.
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Justin did manage a wine tasting here on Sunday.
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On the hunt for drinks and dinner…
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Closed
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Closed
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The citys monochromatic look, my fav. 
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Music scheduled here but turned out to be a poetry jam.
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I’m falling for florals!
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Hey Honey, walk by…
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Teal
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That font though…
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Next to the Sancerre Museum.
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Light post love
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Ivy dreams
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Stopped here for pre-dinner drinks https://www.panoramic-hotel.fr/
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Keeping cool at https://www.panoramic-hotel.fr/
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Taste Bar at https://www.panoramic-hotel.fr/
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Our way out to the car…
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Lawn decor made simply cute!
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The gate to the gite.
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Horse head anyone?
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The other gite for rent
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Resident horses
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Driveway out
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Another part of the property for a camper.
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The stairs leading away from the camper back to our gite.
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Show me the way Laffy!
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From the driveway…
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Laffys a great watch dog!
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Morning sun!
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Little shed with washing machine.
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Property decor
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Our evening walk…
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Wheat fields in golden hour…
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Another view to the gites…
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There he goes again; leading the way…
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Heading up the driveway…
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Across from the tourist info center.
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Sunday at the Sancerre Museum
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View from the church.
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From on top Tour des Fiefs.
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Tour des Fiefs, panoramic views.
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Yep, self timing action!
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This dog! A couple joking, “we should charge 25 euros!”
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Pastel
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Blue crush
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Blocked
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Hello car!
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The boutique was over priced! Nicest Lady though…
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Keeping cool
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Side view
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The other gite. Empty throughout our stay.
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Some gite decor and insect infestation!
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Groom with Comptoir des Dogs

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Last week we received a couple of new products from the lovely Laure behind her new line, LILA LOVES IT at Comptoir Des Dogs. Laure’s grooming products are made from both natural oils and plant-based herbs.

We were the lucky recipients of both the Shampoo Sensitive and the Paw Care.

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Both formulas are neutral in colour, mild in scent and come in easy to use containers with classic monochromatic label and natural packaging. I particularly like the paw care! It wasn’t until I began using it that I noticed the positive changes to Laffy’s paws. With ingredients such as apricot kernel and coconut oils, its obvious how those essential oils help balm and coat his pads. The waxy form softens easily on the fingertips and even helped coat my hands!

I’ve always selected a non-fragrant shampoo or natural solutions containing soothing oatmeal for sensitive skin. I was a bit apprehensive trying a new Shampoo without smelling it beforehand but this one passed the ‘non-parfume’ rule! It has a very mild scent and smells more natural than perfumery. Definately a plus for pups with a quirk for rubbing themselves over everything and everywhere just to remove the scent off from thier coat and skin. With ingredients such as avocado oil, chamomile and yarrow extract,  a lot goes a long way and I would recommend a tablespoon /if that/ for a french bulldog.

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100% Natural and Vegan!

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Merci Beaucoup Maggie’s MOM!

Utopiast, I do love it as much as you do.

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