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Sculptures and churches, a disappearing canal and a yet to be found Knights Templar hall. The Order of the Knights Templar was recognised and confirmed in Troyes Cathedral in January 1129. Begun with a group of nine soldier/knight-monks in 1118, the order was founded to protect pilgrims travelling to the Holy Land.
To the Cathedral of St.-Pierre et St.-Paul. Little remains of the churches on ...
... be collected.
When we got to Soissons, on the ring road we passed La Sucrerie - an enormous sugar factory, with belching chimneys and huge piles of sugarbeet, overlaid with a sickly sweet cooking smell - it was just like Bury St Edmund's!
We passed Chateau-Thiery and Sezanne, and skirted around ...
At 1pm we pulled into a random town for a quick bite to eat and to stretch our legs. This random
town being called Chalon sur Saone and of all the days in the year, this weekend had some sort of hippy festival on.
Well we assumed it was a hippy festival because there were hippy’s everywhere!
Some of the things we saw were: groups lazing ...
... Elliott particularly enjoyed it! Our thirst quenched we moved on to a wander around the cathedral. Quite spectacular, Oliver not normally one for architecture was particularly keen with the camera. A short hop then took us to Troyes for the night......pizza and an early night......! Too tired to do Troyes any justice, we must leave it for another ...
... shorts and a back-pack a third the size of mine came rushing by at a rate of knots. He barely had time to answer my question about his intended destination - I think it was Santiago rather than Rome - before he was off again with his transistor radio blaring and his arms swinging wildly and his legs going faster than a ferret up a drainpipe. The most unlikely-looking pilgrim I think I've ever seen.
My second sighting also had ...