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There has been nothing remarkable about the countryside we have cycled through today - no huge mountains or dramatic limestone gorges but it has been just 'nice'. The roads we have been on for most of the day have taken us through a mix of woodland and farmland interspersed with pretty villages.Those same pleasantly undulating roads are in excellent condition and have, for the most part, been completely empty. Such an extreme contrast ...
... them and we shared a lovely moment with him where language was irrelevant! We then went on to Verdun where the horrendous battle occurred in WW1 with hundreds of thousands of deaths, very moving and sensitively commemorated. Arrived in Menil, our next stop, to find that unfortunately we had managed to leave our itinerary file behind in Huy! So we didn't have an address to go to. H of course, oblivious to my panic ...
... 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!
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... the tow path to dump the stuff somewhere (I suspect it makes good fertilizer if processed) and then came bustling back for another load.
The weed had piled up so thick that the lock gates could not fully close and they were worried about the mechanisms. We finally got permission to get through the lock and arrived at the halte here at Orconte, which is just before the lock. There was another steam shovel and truck operation going here as well, which ...
... 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 ...
Other places to stay in St-Dizier
Route de Bar-Le-Duc, St-Dizier | 3 star hotelfrom $64
31 Mail Roland Garros, St-Dizier | 2 star hotelfrom $52
62 Rue Gambetta, St-Dizier | 3 star hotelfrom $89
15 avenue de Verdun, St-Dizier | Hotelfrom $63
Route de Bar le Duc, St-Dizier | Hotelfrom $32
32 Avenue de Verdun, St-Dizier | 2 star hotelfrom $65