Domaine Du Moulin Vallee Heureuse
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... the nerves, but as it turned out, pretty effective - we got there in the end. Lost or not: the route was spectacular. Beautiful (thin) winding mountain roads with Jo gasping for air as she looked out over the drop just centimetres from her car window. Water falls, rustic tunnels hacked out of the rock, the occasional lycra clad cyclist slogging their way up. As we got towards the top and the country opened up a bit to alpine meadows, ...
... river which allowed us to see the tunnel from both sides.
Shortly after that, we left the départment of the Doubs and entered the Jura. We often see a few cattle on the riverbanks, mostly the big, cream-coloured Charlolais, wading through the water and drinking. It always looks to me like an Old Masters painting.
We had a picnic lunch just outside the tiny village of Osselle. We just made it ...
Hi - I wrote this on 6-24, didn’t get it posted before we left Auxonne - then we ran into first some very iffy and then 3 days of no wifi at all. That story will be forthcoming soon, I promise.
Greetings from Auxonne - which is where Napoleon Buonaparte came as a French military cadet for artillery training. Believe me, they make the most of that around here. But hey, when Napoleon slept here is your greatest claim to ...
... let Stan do the driving. I get really annoyed and frustrated when things go like that. I need to either get better faster or stop getting annoyed!
One you get past the first 3 locks you go through a long stretch - about 6 km - which looks like it is a nature preserve. Very little evidence of agriculture, mostly just trees and and birds and reeds and grasses. It is very pleasant and pretty. Just intruded on once or ...
... arrived in Nice at about 6.15pm.... Stephan had said "easy parking, close to the apartment" so we drove around & around & around for ages... no parking! Tiny spaces between every car & no spare spaces anywhere! We gave up & parked across the street at the Interpark near the Port. At what we thought was 20 Euro per 2 hours we were worried!
We picked up the keys & checked out ...
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