Formule 1 Villefranche sur Saone
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Like I said before, we’re “pack ‘er all in there” travelers,
(or we were this trip) so naturally, instead of having a fairly long train ride
all the way back to Rochefort, from Monaco, we decided to break it up a bit by
going to Lyon…..and then we still had a fairly long train ride back to
Rochefort, but hey, we got to see another city and am I ever glad we got to see
Lyon, because it was a nice one!
First of all, I have ...
... The metro system of 3 lines is amazing for such a small population (only about 500,000). Wish we could manage that in Perth!!!
Fri 14th: ...
... are super nice and the farm has 3 rooms and 5 Gites....our room is over the main part of the house. There is a lovely outdoor patio and summer kitchen and tonight we had a wonderful meal of Gazpacho, salmon with baked zucchini, tomatoes and spinach and great cheeses and nibblies. Everyone of the 5 guest couples were Dutch except me...owners too.they also have 2 dogs and a cat...one of the dogs is called Aya and she looks like a yellow Lab. It may rain tomorrow...hope not ...
... factor, and the meal equally as much so, the food and wine were fabulous. Sadly we were on a mission to get the meal finished as quickly as possible to try and gain some time so there really wasn't time to linger over lunch, however most of our guests didn't seem to notice - perhaps copious amounts of good food and wine had something to do with that! We left the Chateau about 30 minutes ahead of schedule, heading for Chateau de Rully.
The roads ...
... the snowy day. I had lunch in a restaurant overlooking the tidal flats. White snowy clouds barely revealed the dark mainland.
Ascending up the roads eventually gave way to a cemetery and then castle style battlements which apparently used to guard the abbey at the top of the mount. The island must have been at least a couple hundred metres high as the climb to the abbeys doors was steep. On the open ...