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Our day trip to Sancerre took an unexpected twist when a troublesome little noise from "La Biscuit" became increasingly louder as we slowly climbed up to the hillside village, home of one of Werner's fave wines! When no amount of oil and gear adjustments illeviated the constant pinging as I peddled we decided to make a dash for the nearest bike store in a town we'd passed through up river the day before! Luckily it was all down hill and ...
Monday 2nd June 2014
It was a bad weather forecast for rain showers followed by thunderstorm and lightning but for us it was another "Gibraltar morning" (when Isi was stationed there it was boring as every morning was the same with blue sky and sunshine) of bright sunshine and good temperature.
We set off from Montbéliard and again thanked the Capitaine for all her help with the batteries. John had a chance to talk about tourism with ...
Friday 30th May 2014
John Pierre (who had taken John to try and find batteries turned out to be the Capitaine's boyfriend) said he will take our batteries to the recycling centre later which leaves us free to set off when we are ready. He certainly deserved the Guinness John left for him as a thank you for his efforts the other day.
We had an uneventful trip when we were prepared for a tricky river section (according to ...
... we both had duck with sliced potatoes in a sauce, then Isi had a desert of 3 things, apple tart, chocolate cake and tiramisu plus cream. Everything was absolutely delicious.
When we were at the citadel, Isi’s favourite form of transport came in, a ” Noddy Train”, so after lunch we set off to find it and we did a circuit. The driver was a really pleasant person and a very good driver. We had a commentary in English but it ...
Tuesday 27th May 2014
John woke up early (5 ish) worrying about the batteries. Our 2 big domestic batteries (20kilos each) so does he buy them in England over the internet then have someone at home send them on to France (we have been quoted stupid prices here and seems ridiculous it is cheaper to buy in UK and ship to France). It could take a week or more OR is there a courier that can collect from the warehouse and ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed