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Day 6 Friday
Had Breakfast and left at 9.00 for the run to the sun.We headed south first on the A roads to Bethune were we joined the Auto Routes (Pay Roads)We followed the fast train trake for a few miles or should I say Kilometers. We had regular comfort stops along the way until we stopped for the night at a rest area near Manveville just basic toilets and water.
Day 7 Saturday
... end of the Burgundy area and into the Champagne area and look at the pretty villages that come and go. About 45minutes before dusk, we arrive in Troyes and find the hotel in the centre of the pretty mediaeval side of the town.
We are on the second floor of a maze of rooms and halls tucked around a corner and through a little doorway. They really didn't have a lot of forethought in the designing of rooms in the 13th century did they. The room is ...
... tried. It was just across the road from a lakeside beach area, lots of water sports on the lake. I wanted to buy an inflatable kayak but Vic wouldn't have any of it. The site was well kept with a mixture of Europeans. The first day we drove all around the lake & Ruby had a lovely walk in the evening. The second day we went to ...
... are pretty limited...ie no Aussie shirts.
Photos to come later
The town of Troyes comprises many old timber houses. It is apparently the place where the old nursery story about a crooked house and crooked man lived. Was interesting and we had a good walk around, and lucky enough to get back to the car just minutes before a spring shower!!
... headed on over.
Basically, it is a town with wooden half buildings everywhere. They had been fully covered, for a long long time, and then finally, somebody woke up and thought, wow, tourist attraction, lets uncover !!! It was nice, so we rode around shooting as much as possible, both in the evening and the following morning.
The next stop was a place we had been before and that was Rheims. I wasted to see the cathedral, the place where the ...