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Goodbye Blog, Hello Ireland!

(Bend in the road) We’ve come full circle and we’re back sitting in a car park just like we were at the beginning of this trip. Last night we stayed in Bayeux, we stayed there on our first night too. … Continue reading

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Time’s Up!

(The fishermen were out all night on the lake at Autun) When I was walking up to the château last week the timing was set by my choice to return for French lunch at 12.30pm. I had my phone so … Continue reading

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Like walking into a postcard…

(The camping car aire is to the right of the boats. Can you see the château?) You know when you’re flipping through a magazine or a brochure and you see these pictures of some beautiful place and you think, wow, … Continue reading

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Boating around Besançon

(Can you see the assistant? She sitting waiting for us to enter the lock) I nearly forgot to tell you about the boat ride. So let’s go back to last Thursday. A glorious day in Besançon I found the tourist … Continue reading

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Loop Le Doubs

(Can you see me on the boat, on the river Doubs, that loops around Besançon) Yesterday after finding the tourist office and using their very good wifi, I went for a boat trip. But first… I got my hair cut, … Continue reading

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The Mountain Goat of Besançon

(The fog at Arc et Senans this morning) We’ve had a couple of grey chilly days but the forecast for today was sunny. Then I opened the blinds and we were surrounded by fog – very beautiful but not sunny. … Continue reading

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The Salt Factory

(Entrance to La Saline Royale at Arc-et-Senans) Today we are at a salt factory – not like any factory I’ve ever seen and nowhere near the sea in a place called Arc-et-Senans in the Franche-Comté region. (Just to the right of … Continue reading

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