Etap Hotel Besancon Centre Gare

5, Avenue Maréchal Foch, Besançon, Franche-Comté, 25000, France | Hotel
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Jean + Margaret arrive followed by thunder storm!

A travel blog entry by issywiz


Tuesday 10th June 2014

The weather is hot and forecast is "iffy" for Jean (John's sister) and Margaret (our friend from Littlethorpe) who arrive later today.

We did some tidying up and gave ST a good wash down as the wind and rain had brought all the bits and pieces off the local trees. The temperature kept rising and it was getting very warm and close showing signs of a thunderstorm on the way!

At ...

Besancon beautiful Cathedral

A travel blog entry by issywiz


Monday 9th June 2014

At 9am it was already 26C inside but feels lovely and cool. The forecast is for 33C to feel like 35C

The computer had a good rest and Isi has changed browser to Firefox(John had noticed the office used Firefox) instead of IE or Chrome. It was driving her potty not knowing if it was the Wi-Fi, computer, yahoo or IE and which one was the problem? We have been using John's Ipad for Skype and that ...

Wallpapering and table topping.

A travel blog entry by issywiz


... did before.

We completed the jobs about 3.30 by which time it was very very hot. At one point John went and sat on the bathing platform with his legs in the water but he started to fall asleep and did not want a rude awaking.

We had a great conversation with Isi’s clan who were all together at Steve’s house and we had a chat with John’s sister Eileen and husband Simon who hope be able to join us later in the year, all being well. Skype ...

Hot, hotter and forecast even hotter!

A travel blog entry by issywiz


Saturday 7th June 2014

We had a lazy lie in again before the heat took hold. John went off to Leroy Merlin to find a solution to our recovered table tops edging.

Work on the boat was limited because of the heat. John tried a new sealant on our slightly leaking windows inside and out and tested them with the hosepipe afterwards and so far so good. Isi took advantage of the heat and washed our duvets, which soon dried. John ...

D Day remembered

A travel blog entry by issywiz

... 12 o'clock we were at least 88F in the shade and the temperature was rising so the decks were too hot to paint. We had a light lunch but the temperature was now at 91 in the shade. We bought Fablon yesterday to cover both table tops which needed a quick fix to make them look better. Isi had done one using Fablon on the edges too with a little help from John and it looks good. We are not sure how it would wear with the Fablon edges over the ...

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This hotel, located on 5, Avenue Mar├ęchal Foch, Besanšon, is near La Citadelle.
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