Le Relais du Chateau
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... I bought a bottle of red wine. I don't usually drink wine but I am making an exception. Last night I got a dirty look from the waiter when I said I didn't want wine. I think the French (and the Italians) get insulted if you don't drink their wine.
We spent a short amount of time walking around the small town. The square had a cute carousel. I went into a candy Store (no surprise) and bought some nougat and a ...
... br> little out there also. Patients were given worms for protein. Dear Lord
just take my soul before I eat a worm. That's not even the
grossest/coolest/disturbing part. In those times they fermented cow poop
and it was used as an anti inflammatory remedy. Listen, just let me
swell up, I'll be fine. The only thing that I would take without too
much of a fight would have been the wine. The water was undrinkable so
they gave the patients ...
... French culture and norms from a college students perspective. We would then visit the Winery Les Caves Patriarches where we got to walk through the wine cellars and got to try a variety of both red and white wines. After we headed back to Lyon where we had the night free and everyone got to try various restaurants to try the French cuisine.
... road bridges over head.
Then - Solvay. Solvay is a very large - and I do mean very large - chemical plant that runs along the canal side for a long stretch. At one time they brought raw chemicals to Solvay by peniche but that stopped probably in the 60’s, maybe 70’s.
I am quoting from the Waterways Guide to this section of the canal. “ At PK 9 you will go past the huge Solvay factory. ...
We were up and ready for breakfast by 8:00 a.m. this morning. It is a gorgeous day! We drove around town for a little while, looking for the perfect place to stay tonight. We drove outside of Beaune a little way and happened upon a picture perfect village at the foot of an intriguing chateau. Once we secured our room, we hurried back to Beaune to walk through the outdoor market and hopefully find paella. Beaune throws one spectacular Saturday morning market, but paella ...