Domaine du Revermont
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... t started blooming so I was so thrilled to see these. It's such an iconic part of the French countryside, like the gorgeous fields of poppies we saw on our last trip.
We were back on the river in Seurre and stopped in the village for a mid-morning coffee at a café. It's a small village where everyone probably knows everyone else and for local colour and characters, ...
... trees along the canal and flower-bedecked locks.
Dole was the capital of Franche-Compté until Louis XIV conquered the region; he shifted the parliament from Dole to Besançon. The 1995 film, Happiness is in the Field, was set in Dole. Will have to try and find that.
It's a small town of old stone buildings stretched out along the canal lined with barges, with the usual big church as ...
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 ...
... the lock house and push a button. You will get a reply that you are out of range - so you go closer - or a hello and montant or avalant? on the gizmo screen. That means are you going up or down, and you push 1 for up and 2 for down. A yellow light will start flashing on the lock light sign, meaning it has heard you, and then the red light will become a red and a green light, and the lock will start cycling to fill or empty as ...
... fallen on the roof.... we carried on regardless, only worrying when the car started making noises at low speed in low gear did I begin to worry... we needed to get to Nice & worry about the car tomorrow!
We hit the peak... about 2500m above sea level... the top of the world we thought! It was a scary drive!
The drive down was a relief... at least we knew the worst was over!
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