Hotel Le Monopole
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... inner space of a high ceilinged, almost railroad station style building about a block long by a half block wide. It contains at least 3 fish vendors, 2 poultry vendors, 3 or 4 butchers, a stall specializing in sausages, 3 cheese shops, 8 or 9 different vegetable and fruit vendors, at this time of year 2 or 3 mushroom specialists, a candy place, a honey place and 2 or 3 flower and plant stalls. In addition there is a short city block of additional butcher, charcuterie, cheese, and ...
... caverns filled with costly champagne and the small worker train going by!!
Next up was a shared lunch and rest from the heat in France this summer....different from the start of this trip in Germany for sure.
This afternoon we walked to the Museum of the Surrender. Eisenhower ran the European Theater ...
... get our fav lunch ingredients - a baguette, olives and cheese, we then sit in a park and have brunch. After we wander down avenue de champagne the street that all the champagne houses are on, the first house on the street is of course non other than Möet, I almost cry it's so pretty I want to go inside. After I have my moment and we take some pictures we keep walking looking at all the large, old and very ...
... pick up our hire car, no problem this time - and we were away to Epernay and the Champagne Region of northern France!
Epernay - the centre of the Champagne region
Epernay is a well cared for, medium sized rural town of 25,000, which swells by another 100,000 during harvest time in September, in the heart of the Champagne region.
It really exceeded our expectations during our short stay!
... earning it the nickname Champagnes Champs Elysee.
We spent the rest of the day touring the Vallee de Le Marne - the area has three main champagne driving routes - we did one on the way into town, this is the second one that runs along either side of the Marne river. Each bend in the road revealed a view even more spectacular that the one before.
We took our time stopping at different points of interest along the way including a ...