Hotel de la Cloche
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... stop though thank god! Dijon is a smaller city, and judging from the info at the tourism office (right by the train station) there are lots of wine tasting places to go and theater performances there. BUT we were only there for a day and so we just stayed in the central part, and we managed to stay amused the whole time despite freezing our you-know-whats off! Dijon has what they call an "owl trail" throughout it's center, with little arrows for tourists to follow ...
50 minutes from here is the small town of Dole which is in the Jura province, rather than Burgundy. There was a lovely church, as seems to be the case with all towns. Some of the chapels round the side were lovely, having lovely alters and statues in then. They were lit better than in some churches so we could see more. Particularly stunning was the carved organ which towered over the entry. ...
... The last wonder of the day was the Les Chemins de Luminieres (the paths of light). Some of the buildings are lit up at night. When I say lit up it does not really give you any idea of the wonder of these lights. Onto some of the buildings pictures are projected. These are not static but change or move and generally reflect something about the building. The bell tower had a cat pouncing on a ball of light moving from the bottom to the top. Then the ...
... to help with drainage. The nearby village is very small, just a couple of streets - a dozen houses if you are lucky- no shops or anything. After delicious cheeses and cold meats for Ryan's birthday lunch the kids went outside having been asked to take some care as it is wet underfoot and we did not want mud covered clothes. It was lovely to hear sounds of fun and laughter. Then we looked outside and learned why Meg was having ...
... supermarket had a selection of toys, electronics etc so they came home with lighter wallets having bought various bits of lego and a nintendo (Ryan with his birthday and Xmas money). As it was New Years Eve we cracked open a bottle of local bubbly that evening before enjoying a good burgundian red wine with our home cooked boeuf Bourgignon. It was worth being home early enough to cook this splendid dish (and there is more left for another ...
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