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... Alyssa had a more simple salad but hers came with pieces of bread that had cheese baked onto the tops of them.
We continued with our mains, a boeuf bourgogneon for Alyssa and a seared veal tenderloin for me. Both of us were quiet during this part of the meal as we were both very much enjoying our mains.
After filling up on all of this food ...
... to the Musée du Vin, which was one of the only places that was open! We learned all about the history and tradition of wine-making in the Bourgogne region. Not the best museum we have been to this trip, but it was still interesting to learn about how wine making has developed here.
After the wine museum, we decided that we were thirsty for some wine. We didn't have much to choose from, but we did find ...
... 8220;messe on boutille” (given by) on the label. Note: Dijon was capital of Burgundy from 11 to 15 centuries, and as we passed the country sides we saw lots and lots of vineyards. During the orientation we heard about the various dukes who ruled over this area. Ragia took us on a walking tour of Dijon while Antonio took our suitcases to the hotel. We will be staying in a Mercury hotel again. We had time to ...
... It apparently likes to be occupied by foreign armies with the Swiss taking a crack at it in 1513, followed by anti-Napoleonic groups in 1814, the Prussians in 1870 and Nazi Germany in 1940. Finally it was freed up from the Nazis with a little American B-17 bombing. Considering all the destruction that goes along with occupation and bombing, the city leaders have done a remarkable job ...
... capital of the Burgundy region (as in the wine) and is the home of a number of tasty dishes most notable being beef bourguignon and coq au vin (chicken in red wine). So we were dearly hoping to get the opportunity to taste one or both while in the region. It also seemed like a pleasant city from the descriptions we had read.
If first impressions count for anything, I felt it had a really good vibe about it from the first moments in the city. We checked in ...