Hotel Philippe le Bon
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... range of desserts. Too embarrassed to take photos sadly (unfortunately for everyone else – we still have our visual memories). Mitch very generously bought me a box of fruit jellies (late birthday present) – in honour of their specialness they were wrapped by the shop assistant! Can’t wait to try them….merci beaucoup Mitch xx
Afterwards Mitch and I split up - Mitch heading back to our hotel, while I bought a guide from ...
... I balanced a plate on a stick on the palm of my hand not holding on. there was another one where you rolled it down your arms then it rolls down a stick then flipped it over. The man was really good at everything.
Swordfighting was really boring. All you had to do was hit a shield.
Last of all we made a shield painting and looked at a knight's tomb. The knight on the tomb looked like a normal person.
At the tomb we had ...
On our way back to Switzerland, we stayed in the capital of Burgundy, the city of Beaune. We rode about 495 kms in total this day, with mostly highway riding.
We went into the city center for a glass of wine and dinner. The centre is quite interesting, with many wine bars and restaurants.
The wine we had was good, but we needed more time to really get an appreciation of the local wines.
I'm tired, so I'm going to leave this one to Helena.... Well, I guess the journey wasn't too bad because it was a French bank holiday. Louis and I watched a lot of TV and, to stop us from getting bored, mummy made us a little holiday book. Inside there were two word searches, a spot - the - difference, an eye spy game (which we haven't even touched) and every thirty miles we got a travel ticket! We've still got a long journey ahead of us, but it will be worth ...
... told us there were large hotel barges leaving Dijon on the Saturday - but that didn’t actually happen!).
We did 3 locks - the kids appeared on deck for the locks, which they thought were cool - and then went back inside to do Pokeman and legos and such like for the “boring parts”. Then we tied up on a bank near this really great lake - Lac Kir - outside of Dijon. On Sunday we went on up to Plombieres-les-Dijon. That was only ...