Le Moulin des Templiers
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... and the sounds of children playing happily drifted up to us before school and at break time.
Each morning we were given fresh bread and croissants (a different kind every day) and nice coffee before we set off to explore. As I said the metro is an ingenious system of underground railways that criss cross below the city and one just has to work out which ones to take and connect with to get to your final destination and then you come up ...
When we emerged from the market with our cheese, terrine, tomatoes, crackers and cherries it was just starting to rain, so we had our picnic beside the river under the shelter of some plane trees. Not so lucky staying dry while making our way back through the hills with steady rain accompanying us back to our Ecluse 79. Not a pig was to be seen on our return trip when we passed 'Camp Couchon', they had all taken shelter in their humpies - smart pigs!
Leaving Chateauneuf-en-Auxios was much nicer in the cool of the morning going down than it had been arriving the previous day and it wasn't long until we were back on the canal and on our way to Pouilly-en-Auxois, one of the larger towns along the way.
It is here that we lose sight of the canal for 3.3 kilometres when it reaches its highest point and passes in a man made tunnel called La Voute under the Pouilly hills. ...
After a basic but tasty French breakfast, we set off for for our next stop, a town called Vezelay. We enjoyed the rolling countryside and got to Vezelay in good time.
It was a charming little town climbing up to the top of a hill clustered round a huge church. Our hotel was at the bottom of the hill in a charming square. It was all delightful.
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... was all about the ocean.
Joelle and Willie, Joelle’s twin Martine, her parents
Christiana and Robert, along with neighbours and old friends from The Vendee, Nice,
Corsica and Paris welcomed the non-French speakers warmly. Friends performed folk songs from the past.
The Australian contingent sang (badly!) Walzing Matilda!
A splendid weekend …. I had almost forgotten about Le
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting