Hotel Francois 1er
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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.
... lovely fireworks display, which was going on right outside our windows while we were watching the first extra time period of the World Cup final. Nice timing all around.
There was also a building there a bit down the canal with the sign Musee-Patton painted on the wall, an American WWII tank out front, a sentry box, some slide up doors with the US Army stars painted on them, and a sign out front saying something about Welcome to General ...
... summer - a win win situation. The lake at its peak in the winter covers up to 4,800 hectares and in the summer can shrink to 1,000 hectares. After visiting the lake we went home for some lunch - scrambled eggs of course! Then we went to a hippodrome where there was a horse competition and we were supporting the blue team. There were 1, 2 or 4 horses pulling a cart with people on ...