B&B Besancon

159 rue du Dole, Besançon, Franche-Comté, 25000, France | Hotel
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Jean + Margaret arrive followed by thunder storm!

A travel blog entry by issywiz


Tuesday 10th June 2014

The weather is hot and forecast is "iffy" for Jean (John's sister) and Margaret (our friend from Littlethorpe) who arrive later today.

We did some tidying up and gave ST a good wash down as the wind and rain had brought all the bits and pieces off the local trees. The temperature kept rising and it was getting very warm and close showing signs of a thunderstorm on the way!

At ...

Besancon beautiful Cathedral

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... buildings where we could as we made our way back to ST via one stop to take on a cold beer usual place under the shade of the trees.

Got back to ST at 4.45 and it was 40C inside so we started to drip with sweat instantly!! We open doors windows and fan but not a lot of difference. It was still hot later in the evening after the sun had gone down.

John crossed over to the other side of our little island from our marina by a lock ...

Wallpapering and table topping.

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... did before.

We completed the jobs about 3.30 by which time it was very very hot. At one point John went and sat on the bathing platform with his legs in the water but he started to fall asleep and did not want a rude awaking.

We had a great conversation with Isi’s clan who were all together at Steve’s house and we had a chat with John’s sister Eileen and husband Simon who hope be able to join us later in the year, all being well. Skype ...

Hot, hotter and forecast even hotter!

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Saturday 7th June 2014

We had a lazy lie in again before the heat took hold. John went off to Leroy Merlin to find a solution to our recovered table tops edging.

Work on the boat was limited because of the heat. John tried a new sealant on our slightly leaking windows inside and out and tested them with the hosepipe afterwards and so far so good. Isi took advantage of the heat and washed our duvets, which soon dried. John ...

D Day remembered

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... though.

We had our evening meal on the aft deck of a pork chop overlaid with a new stuffing mix that Isi made (one recipe to keep) which was very nice.

It was dusk before the decks were cool enough to paint so Isi quickly painted them along the edges to the masking tape.

John had downloaded the Mirror newspaper and we sat on the aft deck and read and watched some of the interviews with some of the D day old soldiers ...


This hotel, located on 159 rue du Dole, Besanšon, is near La Citadelle.
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