Hotel Republique Dijon
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... the most amazing thing is it was all for 28 euro (about $40) per person. Wowsers.
A perfect meal for me, and a lovely way to finish the day.
Sam: Devastated by breakfast – my favourite bread roll was absent! Replaced by inferior (but OK I suppose) thin style roll. Skipped ordering a lavender honey because…it had the perfect accompaniment for the old style roll. Everything else still excellent. Mini Donuts the extra treat – ...
One day I went to Chateauneuf. This castle was built in the 12th century. That means it's 800 years old. But some of it had to be rebuilt 500 years ago.
This is a castle that knights used to live in.
I went to Chateauneuf with Bosch and Ardern, who are my friends, to do a knights workshop. It was all in French, but they speak French and English so they could translate for me.
First we got into our knight's costume. It was ...
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.
... point we had to back out of a narrow road back to a round a bout. We did finally make it to the village it then took us through the village with streets wide enough for a mini only (see first photo of a street it took us down.... Remember we are pretty much driving a truck).
We then decided to ignore the GPS and got ourselves to a public parking spot, we stopped and went on foot. The ruin site was amazing as they all have ...
... come out. Adrienne, berthed in Dijon, was coming south on the canal and headed for the Soane. Adrienne is a full sized peniche and when she is in the lock, she has about 8 inches to spare on either side. Waiting outside the lock for her to come out, all we could do was hug the bank the wind was blowing us onto and keep our fingers crossed. She displaces a lot of water when she goes by!
I got worn out from the work and the wind so we stopped ...