My girlfriend and I recently returned from our first major vacation to Paris, France where we have spent 10 beautiful days. We've been together for five years and I wanted to propose but I wanted to do something very special for her. Since she was from France and couldn't stop talking about the place I figured there's no better place than the city of love.
Being together that long, I needed to pull out all the stops. I knew clearly how I wanted to pop the question but I just needed the perfect setting to pull it off...... I wanted to blow her mind so I started to do some research on castles situated in France since she's into fairy tales. While surfing the web, I came across Chateau-de-Challain. After reading several reviews and numerous visits to the web site, I realized it could have made the perfect setting and would blend well with my ideas so I decided to contact the owner by the name of Cynthia. With very limited knowledge in French language, I was delighted to know she was from North America and spoke English, what a relief! After explaining my ideas to her, we started working on the proposal almost one year in advance... being a perfectionist; I wanted everything to be done perfectly for the special day.
When planning the trip, I told my girlfriend I needed at least one day out of our schedule to visit the country side of France as I've seen it on television and it looked so beautiful. She knew I liked nature so she agreed for one day only. For months prior to the grand trip, she kept asking "where in the country side are we going"? I would respond "I don't know, I will decide eventually, just give me a map of