Hotel Le Chalet du Mont Roland
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... systems of bureaucracy - and the expense. Periodically, Paris tries to do something to simplify the system and cut some of the expense. Typically, the lower levels resist being cut, the regions and departments scream bloody murder for the “historic identities” (and tourist potentials) and nothing much happens in the long run.
Anyway, back to Echenon. I saw a sign for the “stade” (stadium) and followed it, since ...
Back in St Jean de Losne. It’s a very warm - 82 or thereabouts - Friday afternoon. I got up early this morning - 6:30, and worked on stripping and sanding peeling varnish from the wheelhouse. I wanted to get another section done and repainted with wood primer before the heat got going. Then I did laundry. First load is done, line dried and put away. Second load is on the line and drying fast.
Stan took the morning off and is now out in ...
... the city with magnificent buildings either side.
In the marina we met Lynn McDonald and Carolyn Kranzler an American couple hoping to sail to England next year and do the Thames to Oxford. They have been sailing round Europe now for 5 years on their boat L’Oregon who looks like a sister to ST. We went on board in the evening and we had wine, cheese and biscuits and an amusing evening with them. They are an interesting ...
... store are smaller. The breasts are smaller, the whole roasting chickens are smaller. The eggs are smaller. The only thing that might be a bit bigger are the legs and thighs. Guess what. French chickens are absolutely free range. Not even a discussion. And they are never fed artificial stuff to pump them up or distort their natural growth pattern. More chicken as nature meant it to be. However - you apparently can’t buy ...
... colourful kingfisher and a black and white speckled woodpecker with a flash of red on its head.
Throughout the day the birdsong has been constant and songs we have not hear d before. We had planned to stop for the evening at Saint Vit, and it seemed to be a good place but we were too early to stop for the day so 2 other ports where in the write up in the book that we fancied. The ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed