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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 ...
... 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!!
Today we had a long, long, long, long, long, lo drive (we have used the word ‘long’ for every hour so that made 5.5 hrs!) So sadly we had to say goodbye to our farmhouse style apartment and get on the road a decent time...the original plan was to leave at 8am but because we (I) have become a lazybones, we left at 9.15am :)
We had been on the road for 2 hours ...
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 ...
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 ...