Dijon via Beaune motor museumJune 30, 2019 in France ⋅ ⛅ 28 °C
A short ride today as Mandy suggested I popped in to see the motor museum we didn't visit when we came through Beaune in the MG. It was a good suggestion as the museum was huge and I think I was one of very few visitors today. To hot I suspect. I took many photos of the hundreds of motorcycles, fiat abarth cars, fire engines, fighter aircraft, tractors, and the château. You can see all 200 of them if you click this link https://photos.app.goo.gl/S3af81BuJjmiuJ5u9
Then back on the bike to Dijon which isn't far but by then the heat was stifling. I had a quick rest then came out in the heat to explore. I knew I was close to the centre and the cathedral. Before I entered the cathedral I could hear there was a mass in progress so at first I just peeked inside then set my camera for no flash and went in and down the side of what was a very full church. The mass must have been a special one because there were around fifty priests at the front with standing room only everywhere. Of course it was all in French but I was mesmerised by it all especially when the organ started and everyone started singing. I found it quiet moving. When I came out I noticed at the side a police van with several men dressed in riot gear watching everyone.
Then I walked into what is a beautiful old city, ending up at the museum of art where I took more photos you can see on this link https://photos.app.goo.gl/4ULhfzKeDkv72xFB7
I was told Dijon is lovely and I agree. Even the trams are pretty.Read more