Motel Restaurant L'Etoile D'Or
Travel Blogs from Chaumont
... 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 ...
... to go on if too dear. Just have to camp hungry again. But no, I could have my own gite for 30€ dinner bed and breakfast. Just fab. Showered, did laundry and sat out in the sun by 4pm. Now that I did enjoy.
No idea how or what dinner would be. Turned out that my hostess brought a picnic basket to my gite with a huge dish of green beans with a couple of pieces of meat as well as a large plate ...
... thought it? No wonder I kept coming to villages without boulangeries. They now just use vans and its unlikely I happen to be there at the right time. Today I was, so brunch of pan au chocolate, banana and mars bar. Those paying attention will have noticed a theme. And a quiche for lunch. There's a surprise.
Most of the day spent in forest. Great shade but a wee ...
Had leftover rolls with Nutella for breakfast. Because I didn't come across anything in the morning I had the same for lunch. This means that almost all my calorie intake for a 24 hour period came from a 400g jar of Nutella. Not ideal.
Lovely day for walking once it heated up enough. Did get a bit lost a couple of times. I am using 3 volumes of a guidebook (limited ...
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