Chateau de Gilly
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- Minbar in room
- Swimming pool
- Non-smoking hotel
- Conference facilities
- Babysitting service
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Lovely relaxing place to chill out
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So we're off on another three hour plus drive, this time south and west to stay in a Chateau. The drive goes really well although so weather was as bad as it gets, at one point it almost looked like a cloud of smoke in front but as we hit it, it was just some god awful rain. As soon as we entered it you could see nothing front or rear, it was …
I figured that while Alyssa was busy typing away at a serious blog entry that I would update you on the feast that we just took on.
Four course dinner? That won't be too much... Or so I thought. I started off my meal with the most gourmet salad that I've ever had placed in front of me. Goat cheese, tomatoes, fancy lettuce and a mustard vinaigrette made it ...
... high, so we had a relaxing morning instead. Since being in France, we have seen a lot of 'Desperate Housewives' which I never once watched back home but it's the only show in English here! So, we may have watched an episode or two of that this morning. I know, we're terrible. Plus now I'll have to watch it on Netflix when I get home, because it's addicting!
Once we finally got out of the apartment, ...
... Jean-de-Losne where the Canal de Bourgogne begins and we would rejoin the Caprice.
Chalon on the River Saone and the Canal du Centre is an old city. Saint Marcel was martyred here in 179 AD and the Roman 7th Army was stationed there in 354 AD who revolted over not having adequate supplies and ultimately settled by being paid money for their inconvenience. I can only imagine ...
... by first riding about an hour with Bill and Julie to Fontenay Abbey. This Cistercian abbey was founded in 1118 by St. Bernard in response to the excesses found in Benedictine abbeys, such as in Cluny. Rick and I are somewhat familiar with the Cistercian order because of our interest in following the ongoing building of a Cistercian Chapter House in Vina, California. In ...