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... that the standard measuring unit for gold, the "troy weight", evolved here.
While not obvious when on foot, the old town is shaped like a champagne cork, its borders being marked by canals, La Sceine, with boulevards and gardens now replacing the medieval ditches and fortifications.
The old town reflects the structures of the 16th C, with half-timbered houses shoulder to shoulder along ...
... dated but clean. there were 3 Brit caravans overnighting, and all heading north.
We were very disappointed with the Lake. The water level was very low, with a lot of sand/mud and a terrible rotting smell. It is an ornithological lake, but we only saw some egrets and cormorants. The First Aid hut had all sorts ...
... war again between us and the mozzies! With nowhere to hang our net from above the bed I used my improvisation skills and clipped it over the open window using hair clips, hair bands and anything else that would keep the buggers out!
One however outsmarted me and got in, causing Paulie to chase it around the room with a can of raid spray.
Paulie and Popcorn 1 – Mozzie 0!
... Elliott particularly enjoyed it! Our thirst quenched we moved on to a wander around the cathedral. Quite spectacular, Oliver not normally one for architecture was particularly keen with the camera. A short hop then took us to Troyes for the night......pizza and an early night......! Too tired to do Troyes any justice, we must leave it for another ...
Hands up everyone who knows where I got the title for today's entry. I'll give the answer tomorrow for anyone who isn't au-fait with comedy movie classics of the 1960's.
In truth, I pose the question simply as an entrée to the blog theme for today: my health.
I am in reasonably good shape 24 days into the trip, thank God. I have been bothered with blisters quite a lot, which has surprised me given the fact that I wasn't ...