Moulin du Prieure

Bonnevaux du bas , Bonnevaux-le-Prieure, Doubs, Franche-Comte, 25620, France | Hotel
 

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Memories of France #II

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... walking boots. While everyone else was wearing bright summer clothes on a nice, sunny Sunday afternoon, here was I shuffling through the streets like a fugitive from Mortal Combat III. I know it's not important when on the road, but I'm much more careful of my laundry arrangements now when I plan my rest days.

I am thankful for the time I've spent with other pilgrims. I had three or four days when I walked and/or socialised with a German ...

Memories of France #1

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... 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

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... 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

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... told me she had painted the markers herself.

All lingering doubts and regrets were well and truly banished as I walked through pastures, woodland trails and finally through the tree-clad deep valley through which the river Loue flows. I'd been tying to find an occasion to use a descriptor of the countryside that I'd used previously on the Camino Frances, and now I had it. Without a shadow of a doubt, yesterday I saw France at its most bucolic. I ...

Anchoring in Besançon

A travel blog entry by jenniferklm

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... and is more than you can absorb on one visit. It is located in the citadel as it was occupied by the Nazi's and betwen 1940 and 1944, the Germans executed some one hundred French resistance fighters there. Besanšon was also the location, of a camp between 1940 and 1941, which the Germans set up for 3-4,000 holders of British passports, all women and children. The conditions were harsh; many hundreds ...

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