Hotel de la Ferte
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... I balanced a plate on a stick on the palm of my hand not holding on. there was another one where you rolled it down your arms then it rolls down a stick then flipped it over. The man was really good at everything.
Swordfighting was really boring. All you had to do was hit a shield.
Last of all we made a shield painting and looked at a knight's tomb. The knight on the tomb looked like a normal person.
At the tomb we had ...
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.
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... at a Boulangerie(Bakers) on the way out of town and had a lovely baguette sandwich.
Interesting, we saw a boat on the the river called Le Boat, as the name is in English (French word would be Bateau).
After a short break we headed off to Clermon-Ferrand.
... wines in the world, partly due to the fact that they are often produced in small quantities.
While we are in Bourgogne, we will mostly be in the départment of Côte-d'Or, where the most expensive and prized Burgundies are found (not that we will be drinking these!), so we decided to bone up a little on our wine knowledge.
Here's a little primer from Wikapedia and some other sources as ...