Mercure Besancon Parc Micaud

3 avenue Edouard Droz, Besançon, Franche-Comté, 25000, France | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $105.00

Travel Blogs from Besanšon

Memories of France #1

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201


... dead person, stood standing together as if on the parade ground. The warm sunshine and green fields surrounding the cemetery gave it a serene feeling. In a strange way it seemed like a nice place to be buried, although I'm pretty sure the servicemen would have liked more control over when and where it was to happen.

The etched maple leaves showed that the overwhelming majority of graves belonged to Canadian forces. A register kept at each site recorded details of ...

A trees difficile jour.

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201


... frame of mind and so got more and more frustrated each time it happened. In my defence, there can be real anxiety when lost in a big forest, and for it to happen again and again just makes things worse. Thinking back, I attribute the first two incidents to poor signing, whereas I think the last occasion could have been down to the fact that the foresters had cut a clearing in the forest and one of those felled trees may have had an ...

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

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201


... experience as pilgrims when passing through Dover at the start of their initial VF stage last year. Arriving early evening in the town, they could not find anywhere to stay. They approached the police for assistance but were viewed to be homeless people - "sans domicile fixe(e)" was Laurence's term - and so were taken to a disgusting homeless facility to spend the night. I can still hear Laurence's pained cry of "Catastrophe! Catastrophe!" as she relayed the ...

Anchoring in Besançon

A travel blog entry by jenniferklm


... br> And of course there is the Doubs River running right through the town with promenades along it and bridges over it and young people partying around it. Our first night there was Friday night and it was a clear, warm night and man, those kids were partying. We kept our window open as it was hot and they were at it in the cafÚs near our hotel until morning, so sleep was a bit elusive. It was only the ...

Gimme Shelter - in Besançon

A travel blog entry by jenniferklm


... to the environment would be too great and the economic viability too uncertain. Studies showed that the sea route around Gibralter would actually be faster than navigating all the locks in the canal.

The cancellation of the Rhine-Rhone canal was part of the common political program agreed on by the Socialist, Communist and Green Parties in the 1997 general election campaign. This political alliance between ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 3 avenue Edouard Droz, Besanšon, is near La Citadelle.
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