Domaine de Gorneton
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... colours of the trees and the brilliant green of the grass was amazing.
E failed to get any lunch as we discovered that 11:11 is a bank holiday in France and everywhere was closed! So we arrived at the hotel at 5:00 pm and were starving! We checked in and the owner kindly provided us with pate and bread and a glass of red....perfect!
Day 23: Following our arrival in Macon the previous evening, we moored overnight to be ready for our excursion to Cluny Abbey. We travelled through rolling rural countryside, forests, hills and through a couple of rustic villages to arrive at Cluny. The town and Abbey are one, the Abbey being the centre, with its protective walls, and outside the town, also surrounded by protective walls. Only about 10% of the original abbey ...
... from one end to the other. They were all lined with red blankets meaning they were trying to recreate winter because blue blankets I believe were used during the summer months. What I found most peculiar about that section of the hospital was the fact that they assigned two people to one bed. What I enjoyed the most about this section were the wood beams that supported the ceiling. They were wood carvings of beasts opening their mouths to the beams that crossed ...
... we head into the more modern part of the city, and visit the Lumière museum, dedicated to the Lyonnaise brothers who practically founded the moving picture industry. There is a class of English-speaking students going through at the same time, so we trail them around and eavesdrop on their guide's commentary. When we emerge rain has set in for the day, so we duck back down into the métro and head for Hotel de Ville (roughly, the Town Hall), to see the spectacular ...
... sides. Found a bank that had a number of boats docked, all converted to bars and restaurants all packed with young people, appeared to be a mix of tourists and locals having a drink after work. We thought this would be a good place to join them in a few then grab some dinner. The only problem was the area was so popular we could not find any empty bike stations. We finally found some closer to the centre of town. Walking back toward the boats we realised ...
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