Hotel de La Poste
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... down and put our hands at our sides and they touched us on each shoulder lightly with a wooden sword. It would hurt if it was a metal one. Mummy says this is how you get knighted, but I didn't know that because Ardern didn't tell me what they were saying.
After that we got a certificate rolled up and tied with string. This is in French but Mummy says that the certificate says I am a knight!
On the way home we had an icecream. It was a fun day
On our way back to Switzerland, we stayed in the capital of Burgundy, the city of Beaune. We rode about 495 kms in total this day, with mostly highway riding.
We went into the city center for a glass of wine and dinner. The centre is quite interesting, with many wine bars and restaurants.
The wine we had was good, but we needed more time to really get an appreciation of the local wines.
We had left Périguex early as we had a long ride of almost 500 km, and were using the main roads. In the Burgundy region, we started to take the secondary roads and we came along the side of the Canal du Centre and stopped to see one of the locks in operation.
More information about the canal can be found at this link:
After riding about 300 kms, Werner and I stopped for a lunch break in a town call Chalon-sur-Saone.
It is quite a nice city with an old town, but all of the restaurants closed by 2:30 p.m. and although we looked hard we could not find anything.
... very little about the details of wine production in this region. There is a long history of winemaking here - 2000 years - beginning in the 1st and 2nd C. under the Gallo-Romans, followed by the monks of Cluny and Cîteaux, and the Dukes of Burgandy. As of 2011, there were 3,800 wine growers. It's all about the wine!
The top wines are mostly produced on a narrow strip of land running south from Dijon, ...