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... couple of 'bonus' climbs before we arrived at the river. The route out of Besancon was a bit more trafficky but we managed OK without getting lost or losing each other! Once clear of Besancon our route has been a delight - mile after mile of undulating empty roads through a mix of woodland and farmland. Near the end of our day we came across a road closure at a railway bridge but fortunately the diversion was quite short.
132km on the clock for the ...
... walls that surround the city proper. It is considered to be the largest continuously fortified town in Europe. In the 1800’s a citadel of military buildings was added contingent to the original wall, but a bit down hill. Those buildings are still there also but we didn’t get to them.
Diderot, the Frenchman who had the most to do with starting the Encylopedia in the Enlightenment spirit of the 1700’s was born in Langres. There is a statue ...
... the “continental divide” in the sense that rivers on the south, Soane side, flow south to the Med, and on the north, Marne side, rivers flow to the Channel.
The locks on the Soane side are mostly all automatic. When you get to the Marne side, headed down, there is a long serious of manual ones that come with a traveling lock-keeper. The automatics are started by the remote clicker, and then once inside you have to raise a blue rod ...
... thanks Tony - to help source somewhere for me to stay last night. The place he found was only 11 Euros and the profile picture of the owner on the airbnb website gave a passing resemblance of a mad axeman (not my words!). While not unduly concerned about this description, I was surprised that the directions to his address were somewhat vague - "walk slowly down the main street for five minutes, then ask ...
We had driven about 450 km on secondary roads doing around 80-90, so not to bad. At the camping they had two ponds, one with carpers and one with trouts. We ordered some trout with almonds for dinner which was beautiful and enjoyed our first night. We than tried out our new installed tv and watched a episode of Sherlock Holmes before going to sleep. 09/06 After breakfast and this and that (we have to get used to getting our stuff together quickly again) we ...
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