Hotel Le Lion D'Or
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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 ...
... and also one that was most heavily armed. It was also blissfully cool in there - not surprising since the walls were a good 6-7 feet thick. There was a lower chamber, dug down into the ground, which had had smaller cannons on the outer edges, and a large central stone pillar with vaulting holding up the ceiling. There was a middle chamber, slightly offset from the lower, also with side areas for cannon and a much higher ceiling, also supported with stone pillar and ...
... 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 ...
... finally came along. Thankfully, it was soft rain, Irish-style, that gets you wet but doesn't leave you feeling like you need to rush for cover. It looks like it will rain again today.
I saw a new crop in the fields near Champlitte yesterday evening that makes a very pleasant change from the barley and an oil producing plant, whose name escapes me right now. The crop? It's... Sunflowers, yeahh. I hope ...
Last night and tonight I am staying at places that are not quite on the traditional VF route. It is due largely to the fact that the distances between stages in my guidebook has caused me to plot my own course for a couple of days.
The end-of-day stop after Bar-sur-Aube is at Clairveaux, a little village only 15.8kms further down the track. Well, just like the super models who won't get out of bed for anything less than 25 thousand dollars, I feel exactly the ...