Hotel de Bourgogne
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... romantic garden" about halfway down that you walk through to get to the other bridge. It is a beautiful day, bright and sunny, about 70 degrees. We walked up into town and then down the main street. There are many shops along the way. Shoe shops seem to predominate in every town. I suppose people do a lot of walking here. And of course, there is the requisite flower stall on almost every corner.
As we walked down ...
... was the most powerful abbey in all of France and probably all of Europe. When the abbey was founded, the abbot got the Pope to exempt Cluny from being under the control of a bishop. Eventually there were 400 monks at the abbey and there were "sister" abbeys under the auspices of the Abbey at Cluny. Well the Abbey became so wealthy that the monks lost their way in terms of their religious commitment. This was ...
... on a walk through Tournon where the cathedral has twin towers. The cathedral is quite similar to the one in St Martin, but has a mix of ages, with an original smaller roman church extended in the Romanesque style a couple of centuries later. We also go down into the crypt which is fascinating. There might also have been a stop at a patisserie for a ...
... and whoever found "La Fève" (which is a small trinket of some kind hidden inside) is clamed king or queen.
I also got to celibrate when I got home to Ouroux-sur-Saône. My host mother made one with chocolate inside and we ate it hot. We also got to eat galette many other times in the month because the bakeries sell them a bunch.
December 1st was Thanksgiving at our house because I had school on the real Thanksgiving. We started cooking some of the things on Saturday and on Sunday morning we finished. We had just a little trouble finding a turkey. I guess my host mother forgot to order one early so she had to run around trying to find one. In the end we got ...
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