Hotel Saint Pierre

3 place St Pierre, Pontarlier, Franche-Comté, 25300, France | Hotel
Prices starting from $116.00
 

Travel Blogs from Pontarlier

Memories of France #3

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... to thank everyone else out there - that's you lot -who have helped me on my journey. I am never alone when I receive messages of support and encouragement through this electronic medium. I am never alone when I can call for help or just to enjoy a moment or two of human contact on the telephone after another day walking alone through fields, forests and urban landscapes. I could go on but I won't; sometimes less is more.

News from Switzerland will follow soon.



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Memories of France #II

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... a toilet and washbasin, but not a shower. I said that was fine, but when I turned up I realised she'd forgotten to tell me there was no bed either. A mere detail, I guess. My chamber was the parish meeting room, whose main redeeming feature was the best possible viewing position for Laon cathedral. Thankfully Masha, the Russian woman, was still around to lend me her sleeping bag. As you will now know, I've slept under similar circumstances several ...

Memories of France #1

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... the spirit of a young soldier asking me to take him home. I would have had it been possible, yet he would have been returning to a very different city to the one he left a century ago.

A final thing about the Manchester cemetery was that one of the graves belonged to a soldier with the surname Ogden. While definitely a long-shot, I wondered if it could be a relative of my brother-in-law, Philip.

The last grave I saw was on the day I left R(h)eims (Day 19?). It ...

A trees difficile jour.

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... path in front of me. It was also quite tricky to keep my balance at times, which resulted in my walking poles being called into service for the first time in the trip. Down below me, the river Loue carried last night's storm water through the valley with great ferocity and noise. By late morning, I finally reached its source, where a large hydroelectric plant has been built to harness energy from the raging waters.

The afternoon should ...

Anchoring in Besançon

A travel blog entry by jenniferklm

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... one!

So do visit Besançon if you get a chance. It's a lively, stimulating, historic town in a beautiful setting. Great restaurants, cafés and shopping - all the stores are having their big clothing sales right now (good thing I am so limited in what I can add to my load) - and not expensive. It did thunder and pour with rain while we were there and Besançon proved to be a great anchorage for us.

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