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... totally forgotten about the extra course that my meal came with - cheese! Placed in front of me was a rather hefty wedge of semi-soft cheese with a salty rind upon crushed walnuts and little pieces of toasted 'pain d'épices'.
After eating ALL of that we got on to dessert. I had a massive crème brûlée and Alyssa had some pain d'épices and ice cream.
... in Belgium! Eeks!
Lastly, even though I felt slightly inconvenienced about nothing being open, I understand the importance of Armistice Day (and Remembrance Day back home). Especially after being at Juno beach only a few days ago. The Europe Josh and I are enjoying right now would never be the same if not for the sacrifices made by the men and women who served.
We will remember them.
... and a lovely water fountain, providing a way for local children to cool down from the heat, that had reached a humid 38.5 degrees . Architecturally it is very attractive with many of the monuments constructed from Burgundy stone extracted from nearby quarries. We decided to take a quick walk round before getting something to eat.
A few beers and a Capacchio salad were consumed before an early ...
... sadly it had gone out of business (we don't think the French drink much beer!), so we were unfortified for the long, long walk back to the car! Weariness dictated that we take the autoroute back to Nuit-St-Georges, but luckily it was only €1.50 toll and we got home much more quickly! We were very glad we had made the trip to Dijon, a very interesting city!
Leaving the gorgeous Switzerland behind it was time to move onto another gorgeous country, France. Having driven through the southern parts of France earlier in the Summer we were now planning on drinking our way through Burgundy for a few days before moving onto a week in Paris. Yes, our year off is tough. Sorry. By train we travelled from Zurich to Dijon which was just like travelling on any train in Australia (insert irony here): lightening fast speeds of almost 300km/hr; ...