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We were on the road before 08:30 again this morning - it was a little chilly but it wasn't long before we were climbing out of the Loue valley so that warmed us up. The ride towards Besancon was along a fairly ordinary French 'D' road with moderate levels of traffic until we were a few miles away when we left the beaten track for my devious quiet approach to the busy town. This route worked pretty well bringing us in alongside the river Doubs but there ...
... 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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... with commanding views over the surrounding plains and major traffic thoroughfares. The walls were added to in the middle ages, when the Cluny influenced cathedral was built and many of the small wandering interior streets developed. There are still some stone buildings and a few timber framed ones that date from the middle ages.
Langres was an ecclesiastical town almost from the beginning. In the cathedral of St. Mammes there are sign boards that list ...
... number of our clicker). We were lucky not to have an hour or more wait while someone else came through from the other side. It does take a good hour to enter, go through, and come back out the restricted one way part on the other side. The monotony of the lights gets a little mesmerizing and I couldn’t manage to keep the boat straight because I couldn’t get a steady steering point, so Stan ended up driving pretty much all of it.
... the weather forecast, which announced a change in the weather this weekend. I have become accustomed to walking in mid-20 Celsius temperatures these past two weeks and so the thought of having to don my waterproofs again is quite unappealing right now.
One last incident from yesterday concerned the absence of a stamp in my pilgrim's credencial/passport. The owner of the property misunderstood my request for a stamp and brought me a written invoice ...