Golden Tulip Troyes
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... prior to the 13th C, wars, fires and a hurricane taking their toll. It was spared the ravages of both the WW's, with its elaborate facade dating from the 16th C. The stained glass windows are magnificent. The traditional rose is just beautiful, while the windows depict scenes from the bible.
Its now dark by 6pm. A slow drive home through the fading countryside ignoring the scattered raindrops.
... signs about skin infections caused by waterbird parasites and stomach infections from the water!!! We were going to stay a few days and use the bike trails, but decided to move on in the morning.
As we walked back from our stroll at about 5pm it started to rain. It then hammered down until about 4am!!
... reminiscing about our trip and comparing each other’s favourite this and worst that, which for the most part we agreed on!
Before heading back to the hotel, we couldn’t resist a wander around the old medieval streets gazing at the distorted old buildings, and the more we walked the more impressed we were. Such a pretty little French town.
Back at the hotel, ...
A 5:30 wake up call (two days in a row now) got us up in time to catch the 7:35 ferry to Calais. A full P&O English breakfast was well deserved. The long autoroute journey began. A longish drive got us to Reims before the kids could really work up into full 'are we there yet' mode! There we had a very interesting and tasty tour of the Taittinger ...
... interactions along the way that have helped make this holiday so memorable.
Firstly we met an English couple pedalling towards us. It is always interesting to hear what routes other cyclo-tourists are taking and to compare stories. Their adventure, like ours started in Brittany, then through the Loire and up the Nivernais Canal and across to the Burgundy Canal. Unlike us, they had planned and booked accommodation for each day ...