Hotel De L'Agriculture
Travel Blogs from St-Dizier
Woken up by loud hooting, turned out to be the travelling bread van on a Sunday morning!
Not a lot in Vouecourt, a fountain house and a very old church.
Our Next stop was Langres, it is a fortified hill town. Walk part of the walls.
We went through the longest tunnel on our journey, 4.8km through the canal summit between the Marne and the Saone rivers.
Very rural journey for three days ...
... in the high 60’s and low 70’s so it isn’t really unpleasant. We both have waterproof pants and jackets. I often don’t bother with the jacket but the pants are great - if you wear jeans you end up with wet butt for several hours - not fun! The worst part is your gloves are wet and drippy all the time. I put them on for the locks and then take them off again. Stan tends to do without, but the skin on my hands reacts to ropes so I really do have ...
... they had to get around obstacle courses and were judged on how well they did it. When our team finished we left and went home. We lit the fire as it was a bit chilly (quite a change from the previous week!) and played a game of Jungle Speed and Uno and Yahtzee. After the games we watched the soccer. And Netherlands beat Mexico 2-1 Love ...
... Sabine and Patrick who had driven 3hrs from Paris to greet us at their holiday farmhouse that they rent out. It was amusing to watch Patrick greet Annabel and me in the traditional French way with two kisses on the cheek then Annabel quietly whispered to me "Mum-his beard was so tickly!" We settled in quickly and sat down to have a drink and chat with them before they headed off to his parents' house in St Dizier for the night. The kids played some soccer outside and ...
... 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 ...
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