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Nancy Friday the 26th September.
Breakfast was particularly boring - probably the worst so far.
We walked to the Place Stanislas for coffee and to our delight their was a full blown display in the square called the "Ephemeral Garden display" which has been held each year from 2003, and celebrates the 150 year relationship between …
Nancy September 25th - Thursday.
We walked through the narrow streets of the medieval quarter of the old city of Nancy.
Nancy was still the capital of the powerful duchy of Lorraine when in 1725 Louis XV married the daughter of Stanislas Leszczynski, king of Poland.
In order to absorb the duchy into his kingdom, Louis …
Wednesday September 24th.
A beautiful morning greeted us.
We packed then after breakfast went into town to buy our lunch supplies, had coffee and then departed for Nancy.
This would entail us driving across the Vosges mountains through a pass called Col de la Schlucht.
We started out for St. Die and about 5 km out of Kaysersberg we …
... Roman times they have the perfect facility for storing and aging champagne. There are 300km of tunnels under the city of Reims in total, Pommery has 18km, all at a cool 10deg for their 20,000,000 bottles of the bubbly stuff. Photography was difficult due to the low light and the ban on using a flash. No winery tour would be complete without a tasting. It was a very nice drop, but at A$14.50 per small glass it ...
... all have classes together. WU has I think a few hundred International students (undergrad and grad) and classes are combined with regular Austrian students.