Hotel Les Genievres
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Not a pleasant journey.
The Sat-Nav plotted a route via excellent free motorway and (mostly) dual carriageway.
Kathleen plotted a route which was approximately 30 miles shorter.
Kathleen's route was the middle one, in grey on the map on the left.
... had isle Flottante which was meringue floating in custard with caramel icecream. With fizzy water and a glass of pinot each 58 euro was terrific value. All the restaurant is done out with animals, rabbits, cats, sheep etc.and toile curtains in red and white..very quirky and French.Great fun. Almost inspired to make hot souffles again..haven't done one since the 70s! Off to see a friend in Tournus tomorrow so another interesting freeway ...
... vinyards of the area and within a couple of kilometres of C******ney, the little village where the C******ney grapes originated and are now grown throughout the world. We hadn't realised that truffles could actually be cultivated and apparently the spores are introduced when the trees are planted. In consequence it is quite a long term investment and some 10 years before any reasonable truffles ...
... evacuate. Upon looking around, however, no one else seemed in a panic. Apparently that was only the 8:40 p.m. bell to alert concert-goers that the 8:30 p.m. concert would begin in ten minutes at 8:50 p.m. We should have known that no event would begin at the announced time. (“In France, you have to be patient.”)
Once the show did start, it was really quite entertaining. The quartet of performers was not ...
... I think. See previous blog about non-Catholic- Catholic country! That likes holidays.
Today is the day I would like to have been in Normandy. The 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. We have been there, to all 5 beaches and St Mere Eglise and Caen and Bayeaux and it is really moving and we will go back sometime. Just realistically, it wasn’t going to be this time, and just as well.
I was on the US Embassy ...
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22 Rue des Gravieres, Montagny-les-Beaune | Hotelfrom $118