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Christmas Dinner in Chotoviny Chateau
Czech Republic

Nothing will make you feel like a Pleb as much as having dinner in someone else's chateau. That said, the act of eating oysters, mussels, duck breast, and roast lamb definitely is heightened by the ability to retreat to the Salon with a full stomach and rest upon the velvety couch. This was a wonderful christmas dinner.

If you'd like to rent this chateau for yourself, it is possible, and at a reasonable rate - go to their site for more info.

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Uploaded: 30/12/2008
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