Poste et Lion d'Or
Travel Blogs from Vézelay
... Inside the town walls with its narrow cobbled streets lined with ancient houses, some built of stone and others half-timbered-houses, there are pretty squares and arches dating from the 13th to 19th centuries. In total there are 78 classified historic monuments in the town including the 15th century church of Notre Dame and the 17th century Town Hall. There is a growing group of arty people who call this town home and add to the character of the town.
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After a basic but tasty French breakfast, we set off for for our next stop, a town called Vezelay. We enjoyed the rolling countryside and got to Vezelay in good time.
It was a charming little town climbing up to the top of a hill clustered round a huge church. Our hotel was at the bottom of the hill in a charming square. It was all delightful.
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... was all about the ocean.
Joelle and Willie, Joelle’s twin Martine, her parents
Christiana and Robert, along with neighbours and old friends from The Vendee, Nice,
Corsica and Paris welcomed the non-French speakers warmly. Friends performed folk songs from the past.
The Australian contingent sang (badly!) Walzing Matilda!
A splendid weekend …. I had almost forgotten about Le
... like you being from Australia rather than from England. Back for a few more games of pool and then back in the room to listen to Australia all Over, Macca starts at 5.30 am so 9.30 pm Sat. night here. We are heading to Beaune tomorrow which is where some of the best red wine in France is produced, thinking of becoming a vigneron since I can say that I have spent the season in Champage, Chablis and Côte d' Or and that is before ...
... Once at the zenith no need to linger so onward James (actually John) to other pastures. The next paddock we find ourselves in is the one of Burgundy, arrive in the beautiful city of Auxerre, located in the very north of Burgundy. This place, especially where we have camped is incredible and so visually stunning. We take a walk down lanes and back alley ways that are alive with the locals going about their day to day activities. They take ...