Le Moulin Noye
Travel Blogs from Glenic
... Kloster in Klosterneuberg (yet another church). What a beautiful structure. Again massive spires and stunning coloured tiled roof. Inside painting everywhere and gold alter The bells are amazing with glorious resonating tones. Walked back through the town and had coffee in town cafe. Everyone in Austria seems to love ice cream - even the builders stop for it instead of tea.
Moving to the mountains tomorrow so will update this shortly.
... Sorgue, only 14 remain today.
The names of the 14 Water Wheels are:
1. The Victor Courtet Water Wheel: A royal decree gave permission to use this wheel in 1832 for a silk mill and wool spinning wheel
2. The Hospital Water Wheel: This wheel provided the hospital with water
3. The Croset Water Wheel: The owner received the royal decree allowing to use the wheel in 1828 for a carding mill
4. The Water Wheel of "Valabregue"
We are out. Finaly finnished the Marne Soane canal. 114 locks at an average of 12 locks per day. Our best were around 9 minutes a lock. Most of that time is spent waiting for it to fill or empty. We passed through Vitry la Francoise. the workshop our firends had told us would help with Klaus is closed as its saturday. As the coupling is holding I decided that it was dumb to waste three days there waiting ...
... to do it by myself. I guess it just reinforces to me the need l have for a new knee!
We went down to the river to cool off. I found it to be too rocky, so I didn't last long in the water.
This morning (Sunday) we are driving 4 kms to St Cyprien, to the local markets. We will then have a look around the village. We are all hoping the temperature is not in the 40's ...
Grève is the French word for "Strike", a very well known word in France and in Europe in general. When I was living in Angers, France for four months, it was the worst time for strikes in over a decade, so I got to know this term very well. I love France, but the strikes just about killed me with frustration.
DO NOT GET MAD: learn to adapt to the strikes and ...
- Free parking