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... very helpful lady at reception gave us a map, timetable etc – c’est facile)! Lovely looking city centre, lots of patisseries, creperies, restaurants etc and LOTS of boeuf bourguignon and mustard dishes on the various menu’s. Mitch chose a pretty classy looking place for dinner – formula menu was in French but managed to translate most of it – seemed like options that could work for both of us. I had escargot to start (with parsley ...
... down and put our hands at our sides and they touched us on each shoulder lightly with a wooden sword. It would hurt if it was a metal one. Mummy says this is how you get knighted, but I didn't know that because Ardern didn't tell me what they were saying.
After that we got a certificate rolled up and tied with string. This is in French but Mummy says that the certificate says I am a knight!
On the way home we had an icecream. It was a fun day
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.
... last thing off the list as we rolled through on the train - fields of lavender!!) I have no expectations of Dijon. The first thing we noticed was the change of temperature. After spending a week sweltering in mid 30s heat (even late at night) Dijon is positively cold. I had read that there was about a 10 degree difference and that's about right. The wind howls through the streets and all of a sudden you are almost knocked ...
... another set of Americans (from Portland Oregon) driving a fiberglass motor cruiser who could tuck in behind us in the locks. We sat in the lock until nearly 10, when a lock keeper finally turned up and off we went! We ended up going all the way to Dijon, because once you get about 7 locks out, there really isn’t anywhere nice to stop anyway. I did enjoy the part of the canal that goes past the end of the runway for the military base. We got to watch ...