Hostellerie des Trois Poissons
Travel Blogs from Gisors
... when he cultivated a single crop, there were ten species of birds on the property; today, there are forty three. While the farm is slightly profitable, he is working with the university to make further changes. To evaluate the health of the soil, he counts the number of worms in it. How does he do it?, you say. Well, he spreads Djoin Mustard on a patch of soil; the mustard brings the worms to the surface where they can be counted! (Pass the ketchup, ...
... was respected.
Jens Voigt's farewell
Chavanel (IAM Cycling) was the first attacker as the race really
started on the Champs-Elysées. Jens Voigt (Trek) was the next one and it
look like a lap of honour for the soon-to-be retired rider at the age
of 43. The German veteran won ...
Day 10 Tuesday
7:45am wake up and head to the hotel
8:30am breakfast at the hotel with some of the conference participants
9:00am Walk to avenue dumain eglise baptiste church for morning service
9:30am service with all prayer conference Participants
Includes praise and worship together and learning one French song
During the time at the church, there are different speakers that are brought in to speak ...
... had ensued. Parking lots brimming with buses, tourists scrambling over cobblestone, people everywhere. Our queue was in the group line, and we watched our guides jockeying for position in what was a very competitive sport. When we were granted admittance, we were sent thru metal detectors and ushered to the upper floor of the palace. These were the living quarters of the kings and queens that held court ...
I left the hotel after breakfast and drove 15 km north to Crécy (en Ponthieu) the site of the battle of 1346 that bears that name. An observation tower has been constructed just outside the town on the site of the windmill at the top of the hill from where the King Edward III of England directed his army in a defensive position. He had come to France with his army to press his claim to the French throne. The King of France, refused his claim of course, and marched to meet ...