Relais Mercure Besancon Hotel Des Bains

4, avenue Carnot , Besançon, Franche-Comté, 25000, France | Hotel
Prices starting from $56.00
 

Travel Blogs from Besanšon

Memories of France #1

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... their grave details, etc., and it seems quite a few were from Alberta. My Canadian cousins will be interested to hear that one of the entries in the visitors' book, also held with the grave register, was from someone called Tulloch from the small town of Ponoka.

A day or two later, I came across the Sunken Road cemetery. The saddest thing about this was that the soldiers had all died in battles less than 2 months from the end of the war in 1918. If only their luck ...

A trees difficile jour.

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... 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 ...

I tried to resist, but I'm glad I relented.

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... br> So, I met an angel of the Chemin yesterday. I didn't recognise it at first, but now I do... and my gratitude knows no limit.

Today's walk amounted to no more than half a day. I'd pre-booked a room here in Mouthier-Haute-Pierre, which even Laurence couldn't have cancelled. It's not a great distance from Ornans, and even less from where I actually ended-up last night. It was a decent walk, nonetheless, as it involved a pretty stiff climb up the side ...

Anchoring in Besançon

A travel blog entry by jenniferklm

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... There were people of all ages on bikes too. There really is a dominant bike culture in the countries we have visited on this trip. Most places of any size although not big cities necessarily, have a public bike system, as does Besanšon. At the bike store with the live music, Jim and I had a chance to take some terrific folding electric bikes out for a ride around town. Amazing technology and so comfortable. ...

Gimme Shelter - in Besançon

A travel blog entry by jenniferklm

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... left and the ecologists led to the election of seven Green Party representatives in Parliament - a first for France. It was felt that the focus instead should be on restoring and using existing rail networks. I wish some of our Canadian political parties would follow suit and collaborate to ensure that some of our critical environmental issues are addressed i.e. pipelines, tankers, tar sands, climate change for ...

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