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After that we walked up the canal a bit to a little bar-restaurant to watch the France-Germany match with about 20 other local people. We stayed there tip half time, but their big screen kept stopping to buffer and it was hard to see the regular TV screen, so we went back for the second half on Encore. Sad result for France but not unexpected.
The trip up to the top of the canal Burgundy-Champagne was 3 days of trying to cover ...
... noteworthy incident during the walking part of the day involved an encounter with an aggressive looking dog in one of the vineyards. It came from behind his master's van and started barking loudly as it ran towards me. My instinct was to stop in my tracks and half-turn away from him. This appeared to do the trick as he stopped at exactly the same time as I did. Fortunately, this occurred at precisely the point at which I was to divert to another track, which saved me ...
... I'm confident everything will be fine well before I'm called to kiss the foot of St. Peter at the Basilica in Rome. Another effective remedy has been to wear my wide-brimmed hat whenever I am walking in the daytime.
Some really good news is that my troublesome right knee is coping extremely well with the walk. I put this down to the fact that a lot of the VF route involves walking on asphalt road surfaces. While in no way a ...
... all in hibernation preparing for Christmas.
Stayed three nights at a gorgeous French Gite - la Maison Chaudenay - elegant but comfy with very friendly hosts. Isabelle and Yannick were very happy to show us around their 17th century wine press, 2 acres of peaceful park and gardens, underground wine cellars, a bakery and beautifully maintained 'bourgeoise' ...
Another lovely day's walk in the sun. Not too long so arrived in good time. Last nights hostess had phoned ahead to the Prespytere who had a pilgrim's suite ready for me for 5€. Pretty basic but who's complaining.
Some of the walk was through forest again. Haven't done so much clock-watching since the bad old work days. The instructions would say something like turn right on an indistinct path after 1000m. It is much easier to track the time taken rather than ...
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