Hotel Le Jacquemart
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... filling but with extra chevre cheese), and then……we had a shared dessert of ‘crepe Normade’ (sweet crepe with carmel ice-cream, caramelised apple and Chantilly cream) – OMG+. I’ll be dreaming of this meal for years to come!
After lunch we had a little bit of a wander admiring various gourmet shops stocked with regional specialities/epicuries. We were beckoned into a patisserie/chocolaterie by the truly ...
... 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.
... or is it two?
After our wine tasting, I wandered off to find the park that Lou and I had slept in following our tasting 18 years ago (we were too drunk to cycle, so we walked our bikes to the nearest park, only to wake and realise it was a median strip on a busy road.)
I hooked up with Karl and Duncan for dinner, tucking into a superb plate of escargot, beef burgundy for main, and fig trifle (see pics).
... one and if I spot the Casino model, I will. Continued on my tour, watched some live salsa with a 3 musicians. I couldn't tell if the dancers were moving in time to the music or if the musicians were playing to the rhythm of the dancers. I guess a bit of both. Either way they all received a rapturous applause at the end of each set. Headed back along the canal towards the tent. It was pitch black so put my bright lights on. Near ...