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... were doing the stage from Canterbury to R(h)eims. We were joined at times by a New York city-raised Russian woman who plans to complete 12 'pilgrimages' in a 12-month period. I guess that's why she's already a day or two ahead of me on the road to Rome.
I am relieved that I've always had a bed for the night. Correction: I've always had somewhere indoors to sleep. The first time I slept in Parish accommodation the lady on the phone said that ...
... the spirit of a young soldier asking me to take him home. I would have had it been possible, yet he would have been returning to a very different city to the one he left a century ago.
A final thing about the Manchester cemetery was that one of the graves belonged to a soldier with the surname Ogden. While definitely a long-shot, I wondered if it could be a relative of my brother-in-law, Philip.
The last grave I saw was on the day I left R(h)eims (Day 19?). It ...
... marker on it.
I'm now relaxing in my cheap-and-cheerful IBIS budget hotel in the commercial zone of this large town. The price suits ma poche quite well after a very expensive stay at a Logis-branded hotel last night. And, what's more, the shower here has fibre optic lighting that creates a funky disco feel when you take a dip. I'm quite tempted to douche again later this evening, and maybe tomorrow morning too.
Tomorrow is ...
... We found the perfect bench for our lunch stop, with the river behind and the canal in front of us, lined with the most picturesque little houses. Bliss!
As we neared Dole, we rode through a really interesting stretch of the river, lined on the road side with small, mostly summer houses, that had little riverside docks and patio areas across the road on the river. It's really a lovely approach to Dole, with ...
... balconies, courtyards, etc. Besanšon is considered to have one of the most beautiful historic centers of any major town in France, full of beautiful 2-coloured limestone buildings, some dating back to the Middle Ages and others to the Spanish Renaissance. One architectural feature I read about are the external multi-story wooden staircases, usually within courtyards, so I snuck into quite a few to see ...
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