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... 8217;, but eventually seemed to work it out (I’m pretty sure its happened before – probably many times). Then ‘au revoir’ to Provence (sob, sob).
Easy drive to Dijon (carefully selected on the basis of being about mid way to Paris, and also because the description reminded me somewhat of Strasbourg). Accommodation was a bit of a way out (clearly a new area being developed) – but easy to access tram ride to get into the ...
... I balanced a plate on a stick on the palm of my hand not holding on. there was another one where you rolled it down your arms then it rolls down a stick then flipped it over. The man was really good at everything.
Swordfighting was really boring. All you had to do was hit a shield.
Last of all we made a shield painting and looked at a knight's tomb. The knight on the tomb looked like a normal person.
At the tomb we had ...
On our way back to Switzerland, we stayed in the capital of Burgundy, the city of Beaune. We rode about 495 kms in total this day, with mostly highway riding.
We went into the city center for a glass of wine and dinner. The centre is quite interesting, with many wine bars and restaurants.
The wine we had was good, but we needed more time to really get an appreciation of the local wines.
When we decided that Dijon would be our next stop on this tour of France, the reasons were pretty simple. We hadn't been to Dijon so it was somewhere new. We wanted to go towards Paris as that is our next stop. We wanted the transport to be easy so we chose something on the TGV line. Dijon it is!!
And we well and truly got this one right. Dijon is beautiful. After seeing everything we wanted to see in Provence (we ...
... to a bridge ( and this lock has a bridge just in front of it) - the wheelhouse is lowered down into the body of the barge and the driver shifts to a second driving position right next to it, that is outdoors. Even then, he had to duck down as low as he could go and just peer over the top of the boat when they were right under the bridge!
We were told on Tuesday night to be in the lock at 9 AM so we could go through the lock and then team ...