Hotel le Grand Chalet

19 Val Foncine, Foncine-le-Haut, Jura, Franche-Comte, 39460, France | Hotel
Prices starting from $88.00

Travel Blogs from Foncine-le-Haut

Memories of France #3

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201


... sites, but it was more often the case that walking was the primary consideration of the day. There are a couple of notable exceptions, however. First, to walk down the same aisles that St Joan of Arc did in R(h)eims Cathedral at the coronation of Charles the Nth many centuries ago felt very special to me - not least because of the family name associations - and who could fail to feel a connection with history after they had just visited the local parish church - in Brienne ...

Memories of France #II

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201


... of the pub to watch the firefighters tackling the storeroom blaze. The fact that my evening meal had just gone up in smoke was lost on me as I got caught up in the excitement too.

I have to thank my landlady in Dover for taking great care of me. The fabric of the hotel may have been disintegrating around her - three different carpets used on the main stairs, for example - but she made me feel very welcome and made sure I had plenty to eat and ...

Memories of France #1

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201


... the spirit of a young soldier asking me to take him home. I would have had it been possible, yet he would have been returning to a very different city to the one he left a century ago.

A final thing about the Manchester cemetery was that one of the graves belonged to a soldier with the surname Ogden. While definitely a long-shot, I wondered if it could be a relative of my brother-in-law, Philip.

The last grave I saw was on the day I left R(h)eims (Day 19?). It ...

A trees difficile jour.

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201


... marker on it.

I'm now relaxing in my cheap-and-cheerful IBIS budget hotel in the commercial zone of this large town. The price suits ma poche quite well after a very expensive stay at a Logis-branded hotel last night. And, what's more, the shower here has fibre optic lighting that creates a funky disco feel when you take a dip. I'm quite tempted to douche again later this evening, and maybe tomorrow morning too.

Tomorrow is ...

Heading North!

A travel blog entry by angela.stringer


... guessing there's a rule about that. Only occasionally did I hesitate and get stuck behind a truck, but I didn't get to the 130km/hr often either, it seemed way too fast to me! I worked out the cruise control on the car & sat on about 12o when I could. We had several stops to stretch our legs, get fuel and have something to eat. It took us about 9 hours.

Just for a change, the navigator took us to our destination! We arrived in ...


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