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... ever since. The crossing to Calais was uneventful and we stayed the night at our usual campsite at Guines - all very quiet to say it is still the Easter holidays.
We stocked up with food and petrol before heading south to stay at Langres about 40 km's north of Dijon. The campsite was deserted on the Friday evening but come ...
We were on the road before 08:30 again this morning - it was a little chilly but it wasn't long before we were climbing out of the Loue valley so that warmed us up. The ride towards Besancon was along a fairly ordinary French 'D' road with moderate levels of traffic until we were a few miles away when we left the beaten track for my devious quiet approach to the busy town. This route worked pretty well bringing us in alongside the river Doubs but there ...
... with commanding views over the surrounding plains and major traffic thoroughfares. The walls were added to in the middle ages, when the Cluny influenced cathedral was built and many of the small wandering interior streets developed. There are still some stone buildings and a few timber framed ones that date from the middle ages.
Langres was an ecclesiastical town almost from the beginning. In the cathedral of St. Mammes there are sign boards that list ...
... We wore our waterproof pants and were not greatly bothered. It is very rural, with fields of hay and of barley, plus some corn fields, and many many pastures of cows. The more we climbed the locks, the higher we got.
At the top of the canal on the Soane side, there is a chain of 8 locks, each 5+ meters deep, each about .5 kilometers from the last. They are all automatic, with a remote control clicker, and we worked out way through ...
... finally came along. Thankfully, it was soft rain, Irish-style, that gets you wet but doesn't leave you feeling like you need to rush for cover. It looks like it will rain again today.
I saw a new crop in the fields near Champlitte yesterday evening that makes a very pleasant change from the barley and an oil producing plant, whose name escapes me right now. The crop? It's... Sunflowers, yeahh. I hope ...