Entering Chenonceau

Well it’s been a week or so since I posted a photo from the Loire Valley, so I figured it was about time. :-)

As I have said here before (and I will say it again, just ‘cause I have to), the Loire Valley is fabulous, beautiful, and I think I could live there.  Can you imagine how many photos I would take if I lived near all these awesome chateaux??  I can’t, really.  I just know it would be a LOT.  Like, a whole lot.

This one is from Chateau de Chenonceau, which is normally shot from this view.  And as you can see, that is a great view of it.  It really gives the full perspective, with the graceful arches over the river.  But of course, I like to mix things up so I also took this shot, which is straight-on towards the entrance.  

There had been some light sprinkles of rain and everyone ran inside, which was great for me.  If it wasn’t for all the people on the balcony (look closely), it would be like having it all to myself!  And that’s something I could get used to!  :-)