Hotel De Paris Dijon
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I figured that while Alyssa was busy typing away at a serious blog entry that I would update you on the feast that we just took on.
Four course dinner? That won't be too much... Or so I thought. I started off my meal with the most gourmet salad that I've ever had placed in front of me. Goat cheese, tomatoes, fancy lettuce and a mustard vinaigrette made it ...
Last night before going to sleep, we tried desperately to find something to do today with no success. My laissez-faire approach to planning this trip meant that we missed vente au vin in Beaune, and we ended up here on a day that we really couldn't do anything! Oops. I guess strictly planning IS better... ;)
This was our first day of cold and wet weather while being in France. Our motivation to get out was ...
... ahead of time for the ride from Paris to Dijon. I purchased tickets on line while waiting to board my flight at San Francisco. Hence, no high speed train, but a commuter train that stopped at several towns along the way. I could not keep my eyes open and was afraid I'd miss the transfer at Lyon. But, of course, I didn't miss it.
I had a light and simple meal at the hotel - ...
... into McDonalds (sorry to say, but it was the only convenient spot to get out of the rain!) for coffee, and, bien sūr, we couldn't resist un petit burger-fromage!
Rain dried up and surprisingly, sunshine graced us as we doubled back to Eglise Notre-Dame to find the little carved wooden owl we had missed on our way by earlier. Dijon has owls as a ...
... and proper French hosts? Third, Thierry's mum had explicitly kept the window shut but we’d re-opened it after they'd left. Hows that for breaking house rules? I would die of embarrassment. Clearly, we had a problem that we’d brought upon ourselves. What complicated things was that the room was quite small, the walls extremely thin, and between the mattress on the floor, the bed and the big armoire, there wasn’t much room to jump about to ...