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The small town of Beaune! This city was a very nice change of pace from the hustle and bustle of Paris and Versailles. The charm of Beaune is that it is in the middle of wine country here in France. There are vineyards that stretch for miles around the borders of the town.
We started the day with a very tasty Beaune breakfast. Croque Madame for myself and ...
... in support. This was before we knew our support would have us waiting in the Versailles rain until 11am. Remember how I said we were there at 8am?
When we finally got in, all of our cold frustrations had vanished. The palace is incredible. Some of the exhibits were closed, but we got to see the Hall of Mirrors, the King's Quarters, the Queen's Quarters, and a few other ...
... century charity hospital Hotel Dieu (also called les Hospices de Beaune). This is now a museum housing the original sickbeds and art treasures accumulated over the centuries. Afterwards, you are free to discover more of the treasures of Beaune on your own. Perhaps you'll explore the Musee du Vin, a wine museum that was a former private residence of the Dukes of ...
... Brulee and Molten Lava Cake- also made by Sylvie. Yum - my!
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An aside here about our visit to Sylvie and Cedric’s place- Joni wanted to bring a small gift to them for having us to their home. We decided on some chocolate and located a new chocolatier’s shop in the neighboring town of Pommard. Now, for those of you who do not know me well [and really, whose problem is that, anyway?] I am a ...
... to squeeze the most out of the little time Bill and Julie had left in Burgundy we decided to go to the “must-see” Château de La Rochepot.
It was absolutely mind-blowing to see what a (wealthy) man with a vision could do. Colonel Sadi Carnot started rebuilding a stone ruin in 1894 and didn’t finish until 1925! What made this endeavor ...