Abbaye Sept Fontaines
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... France for Calais.
It would be faster and shorter to ride straight across France, but then the autoroute charges start to stack up quite alarmingly. I'll just see how far I can get before finding an overnight pit stop.
But first, last night's dinner. The Hotel del la Poste in Corps is a grand Belle Époque hostelry with astonishingly ...
... got to our Chambres d'hotes, and our hostess was gone. She had left a note with keys and said she'd return shortly. That was a 3:45. We drove to another wine tasting shop just two doors down and had some more wine. Once again the only one I tasted that I half liked was the sparkling wine and it had too many bubbles.
I wanted a beer. I was thirsty. We drove through several little villages and the only thing ...
... time to choose a spot to try out the sought after tete au veau...still unsure, wonder what would it be? Almost every restaurant had the 'menu unique pour lundi marche' (Mon market special menu), which announced tete au veau was served, yay! We found a tavern packed with locals (always a good sign) and I, bien sûr, ordered it, along with the recommended chilled Aligote white wine, D opted for ...
... been there forever.
After our last campsite experience, you might think we would be making straight for a hotel the next night. Mais non! We actually were longing for our own clean tent and fresh air after the bad bungalow. After a 45 km cycle, we found the municipal campsite just outside the village of Verdun-sur-le-Doubs and it was lovely - lots of trees and grass on ...
... and unexpected around the bend. Shortly after leaving town, we encountered the Percée de Thoraise, a 185 meter tunnel, built between 1803 and 1810, that allows boats to circumvent a big loop of the river. It has a "waterfall entrance", with water directed down through a half-circular pipe that would certainly give your boat a thorough washing as it entered the tunnel! The cycle path however, followed the loop ...