. . . earlier this year, had the chance to visit family in paris & lyon, and in between, a train ride through the loire valley; unfortunately, there was no time to stop at any [and there are many] of the châteaux de la loire / castles of the loire . . .
[image credits: château de chambord, aux jardins de villandry et au château de chenonceau /// allphotography & images by/via alix of the cherry blossom girl]