Hostellerie de la Tour d'Auxois
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... say hello, as well as the tortoises (the speediest we've ever seen - we have movie to prove it!) and various types of lemurs - the ring-tailed lemur were so close over a rope barrier we could have easily touched them. A cute red and black lemur trying to sleep, was woken up by Andy whistling, looked up immediately but gave up in disinterest and face-planted back to sleep (Guy's description). Larger animals in the outer ...
... day to say she'd seen a deer close up so they are around). Guy did however develop a keen interest in road kill so we kept our eyes peeled and definitely saw a badger (it's stripy nose was unmistakable) and possibly a fox and stoat (something small, black and furry!). The things you do en vacance! Fontenay Abbey was only an hour away to the south and in a much better state of repair than we thought it would be but it is a UNESCO World Heritage Centre. It ...
... charming, tolerant of my lack of French - but delighted at Mel's. and making us feel so very welcome.
Leaving Champagne for a week to visit Picardy where we met Thomas' parents (himself still in India), and on to stay with Clement and his family before heading north to Lille and visiting the family of a past guest at "Westcroft", Celine Dequidt and making new friends with her parents - Sylvie and Christophe.
Then back for Venice ...
... level! We were also advised by Sylvie on which bus to use to get to where we were going, the advantages being, not only can you use the same ticket system as the underground, but you can see the city as the bus sweeps along past the most beautiful buildings, parks, fountains, statues, gardens, and monuments. One can just sense the deep pride the city has in itself, ugliness is not allowed! Beauty is important and encouraged, flowerboxes ...
... we could not get accommodation for the next night (Saturday) at any of the canal side locations within reasonable distance and also so that we could visit the hilltop village of Flavigny-sur-Ozerain, another of France's Plus Beaux Villages.
Flavigny is also considered to be one of the most pleasantly fragranced villages when the breeze is westerly and the scent of anise floats up from the aniseed workshops and spreads ...