Hotel Francois 1er
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- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... at lunchtime today - when I tried to upload the route for the next section of the journey I got a 'route calculation error' from my GPS. There has been a sort of friendly rivalry between Ian and myself throughout the trip - Ian prefers his paper maps and I put all my faith in the GPS. I wasn't looking forward to admitting to Ian that my GPS had turned into a useless lump of plastic and that we would have to defer to his paper ...
On the way to above visited charming town Houffalize (see pics) deep in the Ardennes forest and witnessed a wonderful spectacle not 5 mins after arriving. Passing a lovely little crazy golf course in the heart of the town we witnessed a couple who must have been in their 70's having a real ding dong argument over their game together with much gesticulating and waving of putters. So much so that a local guy was creased ...
... the mighty river Saone. Three times wider than the Thames even though still 100 miles from the Mediterranean.
Stopped at Pontailler-sur-Saone and at Auxonne before reaching our winter berth at St Jean de Losne in Burgundy.
Our journey home commences by train with stops at Dijon, Troyes and Paris and finally the Eurostar.
Cheers for now!
PS Please go to my Facebook for more pictures.
... out of the lock. That is a breach of regulations as the commercials have right of way, and apparently it really annoyed the peniche driver, because he squeezed his way slowly out of the lock and then ramped up the power rapidly as he passed us.
They displace a LOT of water in a shallow canal and the force of the pull of the water once they passed pulled one of our mooring stake right out of the ground (Stan was in the process of moving the second ...
... When we got around the lake we got a nice hot chocolate plus a coffee of course. Dad told us that Le lac du Der is a man made lake built in the early 70's. It was built to capture surplus water in the winter which had been flooding land further down stream. The water is now stored and then released in the summer which prevents the flooding in the winter and provides much needed water ...