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Travel Blogs from Langres
We came back down the street and found a nice hotel restaurant for a super lunch. We had a specialty of the region - duck confit inside puff pastry, served on a bed of caramelized onions and apples, with a small salad topped with the local Langres cheese. Delicious!
Then back to the square for more wifi.
Then we walked along other side streets to the one tower that is open to visits. It is the Navarre Tower, one of ...
... park and boat halt. There was a little camper van type trailer parked there, with a sign out front that said pizza, burger, salade, frites. Sure enough, around 6:30PM a lady showed up and opened up and cars started arriving, going inside, and leaving with pizza boxes. We had pizza and frites for dinner and also bought a baguette for the next day!
It rained the first two days, mostly on and off but a few times hard and we even had a brief ...
... in one building, whereas the handbasin and shower were in another building across the road. Though an odd arrangement, it sure beats the idea of wild camping, which was fast becoming the only other option open to me. Moreover, it made my 5 euro lodgings in an annex to the presbytery at Langres Cathedral appear positively palatial in comparison. The unusual aspect of this dwelling place was that it was an old building ...
... about hiking assignments of 25 kilometres or less. My solution was to find a convenient place to walk to that was at least 25km away and that would still help me to track the main route. With a bit of internet research, I found to my delight that I could shave a day off this leg of the journey by making Bar-sur-Aube to Langres a three day stage instead of the four days charted by the guidebook.
So, yesterday I walked to Laferte-sur-Aube. In addition to the ...
La Route des grands Crus - A bushwalk (mudwalk) to a 'magnificent' natural spring and waterfall (that's what it said in the guide book). We did enjoy the fresh air and exercise.
Wine tasting along the famous Burgundy Wine Route through charming stone walled villages and colourful countryside. We drove along the route and got some pics of the vines but the ...
- Free parking