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... m. For our excursion to the silk district where we saw a demonstration on an old loom invented by Mr. Jacquard, patron saint of upholsterers everywhere! Silk scarves and ties were expensive souvenirs I was not tempted to buy. Next stop was a half hour at Des Halles of Paul Bocuse, a smallish but expensive gourmet food market where marinated prawns were$100 a kilo and smoked salmon $60 a kilo. We bought a small local cheese we are yet to savour. ...
We were bussed into Tournus for our walking tour as our ship was still being repaired from its previous bingle. Tournus was an old walled town, as most of them are, and it's main attraction was St Philibert Abbey. A Romanesque church, it was built between the 10th and 12th centuries and contained a quite large crypt originally used as ...
... it on, things which made no sense. There was a moment when I looked at the staircase in the Silence House (and since I had never been in the Silence House before, I didn't even know the staircase) and I found myself repulsed. Even at the time, I was surprised and didn't know why. I still don't know why. But things unfamiliar to me, like the staircase, as well as things oh so familiar to me both could incite this strange aversion. It was a swooping shadow racing across the ...
... but on a new line. It was strange to cross the same bridge again and start to retrace our steps. Bob suggested the driver had forgotten something and we were going back to Tours. It would have bee nice to have a map to try to follow the journey - something to remember for next time. We arrived at Tours Perrache station around 1pm and it was a short walk to the Hotel Simplon. There is a simplon theme in the hotel's decor. There were posters for the Simplon Orient Express in the ...
... They jibber jabber in French for a bit and the manager or someone says that we can’t ride a certain train because that company doesn’t let EUrail tickets work or some such French-nonsense. Alright…looks like we’re taking the 25 hour train and I’m going to try not to go fisty cuffs with these French people. (By the way halfway through our train ride we look it up, our EUrail tickets work just fine on that line that they ...