Travel Blogs from Tournus
Today we started our trip at 10.30h. OMG Jim needs a lot of time to get himself ready! Luckily the day started without rain, just a little "muggepis". After about 2 hours we saw the sun and she was shining until 18h. Then we drove for about 2 hours in the rain again. Our trip started slow due to the horrible roads in Belgium! Then we ...
... Got a mooring in the centre of the town for 20 Euro a night and have spent 4 nights there. Met up with Michael and Siena from Wellington, had a fab night out at a family restaurant, eating offal type foods -not really my thing but entertaining.
The weather is still stormy at nights and hot during the day. Caught trains around Lyon, easy good transport. Lots of historical buildings with amazing architecture, lots of food and wine again, easy life and just plain ...
... the last one as it was important for them to have their TV on tonight and they knew where the power points were as they have been here before!! Isi had an afternoon nap as she did not sleep very well due to the heat in the night whilst John went looking for the supermarket. One of the English at the moorings introduced himself as Angus he turned out to be a right character along with a Swiss man called Martin and Dutch John we ...
... Danish men also followed us into port
Then the heat seemed to increase throughout the afternoon. We had seen a Buffalo Grill on the way in not far from the marina where it would be air conditioned and we could have a meal and loiter over a couple of very cold beers. The lure was very strong and we had our favourite meal of spare ribs. We knew they would have WiFi but that was the only bit that did not happen as ...
... meeting her & tasting her Cremant which had won a gold medal in Paris!
We stopped in Meursault on the way home & picked up some local cheese and Jambon Percival along with some terrine and tomatoes... we ate in rather than head to the Summer Solstice event as planned... the thought of the crowd & parking in the city about 30 mins away was too daunting. We were happy to kick back & relax!
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1 rue Pasteur, Tournus | Hotelfrom $60
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