Logis des 3 Iles

1, rue des Vergers, Chalezeule, Doubs, Franche-Comte, 25220, France | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $97.00
 

Travel Blogs from Chalezeule

Memories of France #1

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... dead person, stood standing together as if on the parade ground. The warm sunshine and green fields surrounding the cemetery gave it a serene feeling. In a strange way it seemed like a nice place to be buried, although I'm pretty sure the servicemen would have liked more control over when and where it was to happen.

The etched maple leaves showed that the overwhelming majority of graves belonged to Canadian forces. A register kept at each site recorded details of ...

A trees difficile jour.

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... be the shortest walking day so far. My angel, Laurence, said I should stay at Les Fourgs and I simply followed orders rather than check out the paltry 12kms it will demand of me. Looking on the bright side - wow, I'm now in glass half-full mode! - it means I can try to get Sunday Mass and a quick tour of the centre-ville before heading off to spend my final night in French lodgings before entering Switzerland on Monday.

Bonne soirée.

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I tried to resist, but I'm glad I relented.

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... now largely a thing of the past.

Another last thing: there's a terrible storm going on right now. It's interesting to view it from the safety and comfort of the panoramic windows of the hotel's restaurant and lounge area, and hopefully it will clear the skies in readiness for a much longer walking day than today.

Late postcript: the maître d' did me a deal and so I ate in the hotel restaurant after all. I do hope the pate and bread last another day.

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Anchoring in Besançon

A travel blog entry by jenniferklm

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... relating to the activities of the French Resistance and the suffering of French citizens during WW II. It was a harsh and poignant reminder of the horrors of this period of recent history and we felt a bit stunned as we emerged from the museum.

It is an amazingly detailed collection that chronicles the rise of the Nazi Party, collaboration in France, the establishment of concentration camps ...

Gimme Shelter - in Besançon

A travel blog entry by jenniferklm

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... through water wheels and then turbines (invented by a man from this region in 1837). Consequently, there was lot of industry along the Doubs and the canal at one time, and we saw the empty factories with their graceful brick smokestacks that once made paper and textiles. In 1735, in this area, the Doubs powered 4 iron smelting plants and 36 mills.

One little village, Deluz, had a paper making plant ...

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This 2 star hotel, located on 1, rue des Vergers, Chalezeule, is near La Citadelle.
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