Hotel de la Cloche
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The storm blew through Besançon and we saddled up the ponies and took to the road again. One of the things I really appreciate about cycle touring is how quickly you leave behind the noise and bustle of a town or city of any size once you are on the cycle path again. The Doubs River and the Canal du Rhone au Rhine swept us out into the lush countryside once again on our way to Dole.
There's always ...
... for another time.
I don't know whether it was the long distance I'd just walked, the hot sun, the fact I'd slept with my feet in my rucksack to keep them warm, or a combination of each of them, but I felt quite leggy this morning. The 18kms to Besancon seemed more like 180, so it was something of a relief to learn that my family travel agent had found me a place in a private house that would only be accessible after the owner had ...
... each morning but small enough to feel at home in a few days of exploration.
We happily settled into the Hôtel Vauban right on the river in the old town for 3 nights through a spell of rainy weather from Friday, June 27 to Monday June 30. And we had breakfast every morning in their little breakfast room. A lot of France travel advice will recommend not paying the 7-12 E's (depending on ...
... old town. I'm sure we looked wild-eyed and disheveled after our brush with modern civilization, but the woman at the front desk could not have been nicer. There was a room and it was very reasonable. Our third floor chambre had a terrific view of equally old buildings including one of the main cathedrals on the other side of the river. Let the rains come - we have shelter from the storm!
... to get a little sleep on the bus but John didn’t so he found some seats to lie down on and had a power nap.
We had a good flight and it landed at 10am instead of 10.20 so we had plenty of time to walk to our bus stop. The No1 came in first (which only goes as far as the station) and so we decided to take it and see where the bus stops near to the hotel we have booked for our return on 23rd September and ...
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