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... couple of 'bonus' climbs before we arrived at the river. The route out of Besancon was a bit more trafficky but we managed OK without getting lost or losing each other! Once clear of Besancon our route has been a delight - mile after mile of undulating empty roads through a mix of woodland and farmland. Near the end of our day we came across a road closure at a railway bridge but fortunately the diversion was quite short.
132km on the clock for the ...
... the mighty river Saone. Three times wider than the Thames even though still 100 miles from the Mediterranean.
Stopped at Pontailler-sur-Saone and at Auxonne before reaching our winter berth at St Jean de Losne in Burgundy.
Our journey home commences by train with stops at Dijon, Troyes and Paris and finally the Eurostar.
Cheers for now!
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... whole thing. That also took us past the Hotel de Ville and an interesting modern building that holds the art museum. The train actually drives on the ramparts and some of the places it squeezes through are amazingly small!
The countryside around Langres has several large man made lakes, all manner of outdoor recreation forts, abbeys, crafty things. Not an area we had ever been in before but a great place to visit in France. I expect we will be back again sometime. ...
... this canal, we will have advance warning!
It was so rural that we had no real wifi coverage for almost the whole trip, which is one of many reasons why this blog is very behind times. We did manage to find satellite TV most of the time for the World Cup games, though one night we have watched it on the TV through the computer and one night the best we could do was the Guardian’s minute-by-minute on Stan’s phone. The lack of wifi is ...
... room sloped quite markedly, but each in a different direction. Altering my posture to cope with these shifting floor angles wasn't that easy when already shuffling awkwardly at the end of the day's walk.
Two other things to mention briefly concern the weather and the crops. It rained yesterday for the first time in over two weeks. The day before had been cool and cloudy, so it came as no surprise when ...