Hotel Republique Dijon
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Today started in a very disappointing way, as we walked in to have our breakfast we were greeted with many hungry people. We found very little juice, no bread or hot food, very little cereal (many eating on plates and with forks due to no bowls or spoons), and one of our tour party clearing tables so many of us could sit down. Apparently having two groups eating close to each other didn't work, and the hotel didn't cope very well. On the plus side our tour director did say as ...
... weeks of sun, cheese, baguettes, pate, wine, and all things French. We travel down to the South of France in 2 weeks to visit my Italian cousin (who has 2 girls (more girls!!) ages 3 1/2 and 18 months) who are holidaying near Arles (where Van Gogh lived and painted his famous 'Cafe at Night') and my Aunt who lives near Uzes a really pretty French town not far from Arles.
and so, that's all for now. Keep well. Xxx
... while and had a free concert.
The rest of the time I wandered around the narrow streets getting lost but loving the atmosphere. The cyclists finally arrived back at 4.30 and it was back to Dijon on the train with the others.
That evening Sue and I shared a plate of snails and they were beautiful! Served in a bowl with a soup like sauce they were unexpectedly scrumptious. Now we are feeling bolder we might even try frogs next.
... to see one of Le Corbousier's iconic buildings. As we meandered through the final few kms of our trip, it was a surprise to see Notre Dame du Haute perched on a hill! A light rain drifted gently down as we made our way around and through this spectacular structure. Because we had made an early start, we virtually had the whole place to ourselves. Given this place is a church, a national treasure and a truly awe inspiring piece of architecture it was no wonder ...
... in my blog title and this is why. In France, everyone pronounces my name Lee-Lee and they often spell it Lili.
It was so wonderful to have time to reconnect with my French family and friends while I got over my jetlag. The end of September is a beautiful time to be in France especially in the Burgundian countryside where one set of my host grandparents live.
More coming very soon!