Le Relais Saint Jean
Travel Blogs from Troyes
... I plotted every route on a GPS called Satmap which is great at sorting out problems but is very power hungry. Needs charged for every day used, not easy when camping. Staying today in church accommodation set aside for pilgrims. Free apart from donation. But a bit basic. Out to a proper restaurant for dinner. Lovely. Now in a bar making one coffee last for all my wifi ...
... of Sunday in holiday season. Luckily a small supermarket was open and I bought a ready meal. M & S it wasn't. Very sad that after a lifetime of choosing meals to keep the sat fat content low I get my one chance to get the most calories I can and end up with a 350 calorie chilli con carne. Even with a couple of rolls and Nutella to follow I struggle to get 1,000 calories. Still I did spend 60 years stocking up ...
Just managed to pack up before the rain started. Just makes it so much easier. Had pan au chocolat for breakfast while walking. Did the waterproof waltz all morning. Put them on, take them off, repeat endlessly. Long day made even longer by the mile detour to find the suggested (ie only) accommodation. Was in some sort of home for mentally handicapped. (Insert your choice of joke here. ) All I can say is that they are treated ...
The rest day consisted of a visit and tour of the Moët et Chandon champagne house, followed by a rather pleasant tasting.
a leisurely lunch and an afternoon of bike cleaning, washing and drying laundry on the grass and a nap.
Evening meal of snails, veal head and a bottle of champagne.
Day 7 Epernay to Troyes 65 miles and 588 metres
We expected this ...
... doing 79mph. The trailer was very steady at that speed, even when I hit the very rare bump in the road surface it would only make a couple of bounces and then settle down again.
I decided to fill the tank 13 miles from the hotel as it was near to going on reserve. We made our way out of the services and onto the slip road, when the sat nav decided it wanted to "recalculate". it then just froze. There was a split in the motorway for West and central Troyes, I decided to ...
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