Balladins Troyes/La Chapelle St-Luc
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... that the standard measuring unit for gold, the "troy weight", evolved here.
While not obvious when on foot, the old town is shaped like a champagne cork, its borders being marked by canals, La Sceine, with boulevards and gardens now replacing the medieval ditches and fortifications.
The old town reflects the structures of the 16th C, with half-timbered houses shoulder to shoulder along ...
We passed the impressive chateau at Coucy-le- Chateau high on a hill. There is an Aire there which would have made a good lunch stop, except for the charge of 5e!
We went through miles of rolling farmland - mainly arable, especially sugarbeet. These were pied up in great mountains by the roadside ...
... saw signs for Lyon which we naturally had to pass through as the highway then fed into one creating a horrid traffic jam. We did debate stopping here to visit the 3 Michelin Star chef we met in Venice but not being dressed for such an occasion and the fact the restaurant probably wasn't even open yet, we decided instead to sit in the jam and have a good old British moan!
... Elliott particularly enjoyed it! Our thirst quenched we moved on to a wander around the cathedral. Quite spectacular, Oliver not normally one for architecture was particularly keen with the camera. A short hop then took us to Troyes for the night......pizza and an early night......! Too tired to do Troyes any justice, we must leave it for another ...
... of speed about it. Late on this morning, I stumbled across a mother deer with a tiny doe trailing behind her. I was surprised they didn't sense my presence sooner, but once they did they were off like a shot across the fields. I managed to take a photo of them but it was only when they were far away enough in a field to risk looking back at where I might be.
All in all, it was a great day to be walking the Via Francigena.