Residence des Dames
Travel Blogs from Epinal
... vet was sure that we had only 48 hours to get the ferry after he had signed the dog passport, our information said 1 to 5 days, however he insisted on post dating the certificate by one day. We didn't return to our original aires as there was one at the town we were in,a pleasant spot next to the canal. We popped into Aldi to buy some bread and then cooked tea. We watched more Allo Allo in the ...
... We didn't know but today the entrance is free. The chateau us built in a lovely pink sand stone, surrounded by high fortifications, each section as you walk deeper into the chateau is protected with drawbridges and port cullis, three in total. The outer buildings would have been workshops, stables and store rooms. The main building was impressive with a stone carved spiral staircase leading to the private rooms, all had carved wooden panels and ...
... and some unexpected discoveries of
war graves and memorials. Cover some of the Tour De France Route
- traditionally on two wheels albeit motorised. Visit into Munster
town and can see the stork nests all around and then we go back over
La Route Des Cretes for an ealy evening ride - not many roads we have not touched here now.
Early start from Berwang and a diversion to see Neuschwanstein Castle, used in the filming of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, glad we do not queue but get a few pictures and then off on some more well planned roads from John.
Many eagles to see whilst parked at the roadside surrounded by ...
Monday 18 August
A cool day with on and off drizzle. Time to move on from the Meuse and
head towards the Vosges and the National Parks of Alsace Lorraine, north of
Mulhouse. Thought about stopping in a campsite in the Lorraine National Park
but decided to keep heading south, through Nancy and on to the Ballons des
Vosges National Park. Good choice. Ended up at Camping les Jonquilles, with ...