Arrondissement de Nancy

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  • Day451

    Day 452: Nancy

    May 12 in France

    Checked out the World Heritage site in Nancy - the plazas in the centre of town. Nice city with a good vibe, it was a warm sunny weekend day so everyone was out and about. Difficult filming conditions though with lots of noise - people getting married and so on. Oh well, we'll make do!

    Stayed in a small hotel on the outskirts of Nancy, fairly modern and not too bad!

  • Day16


    September 20, 2017 in France

    20th September
    Our hotel is in Tallard, near Gap in the Haute-Alpes, Provence region and the nearby aerodrome is the best known centre in France for parachute activities. We watch some sky diving as we have breakfast, the manager is very friendly and keeps coming to chat to us. There is a lovely blue sky this morning and we see a black squirrel as we leave.
    We drive through the centre of Gap which is very busy, the area between Gap and Grenoble is stunningly beautiful and there are a few white clouds around the top of the Alps. We are following Route Napoleon which is the D1085, it's actually the route taken by Napoleon in 1815 on his return from Elba.
    We are staying in a very unusual chambre d'hote in Macon tonight, it's decorated in an eastern style. It is just a few feet away from the River Saone and when we walk alongside we see a kingfisher land on the side of a boat and then take off again. Our host is a charming woman and she brings us glasses of red wine and tomatoes from the garden. There is a kitchen and I think she said she would bring us breakfast to our room in the morning, we'll see...
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  • Day17


    September 21, 2017 in France

    21st September
    We cannot see the River when we wake up, it's covered in mist and when we leave Macon at 10.30am the temperature is only 9c although the mist is slowly rising.
    We did have our petit-dejeuner delivered to our room this morning but we went looking for it at 9.30am as we didn't understand that it would be left in a little passageway between her house and our room!
    Around noon the sun starts to shine, we stop in Beaune which is a walled town in the centre of Burgundy and sit outside at a cafe for coffee, (George has a Kir)! The day has turned really hot and it is lovely to sit and watch the world go by. We continue our drive north heading for Nancy in the Moselle region. We see lots of large birds, buzzards, kites and at least one eagle. We are now in the Burgundy region and we drive through miles of vineyards in the valleys and slopes west of the Saone, We drive through Dijon, the capital of the Burgundy region with its trams and canals, it's lovely to keep off the payage today. We see some beautiful towns including Nuits St George's and Neuf Chateau, we drive over La Moselle River.
    We stop off at a supermarket to buy something to eat tonight as we are getting tired of eating out every night. It is about 6.30pm when we arrive at Dommartin-sous-Amance, we are staying in a farmhouse tonight and are met by at least four very friendly dogs. We hope to have a look around Nancy tomorrow as we are just too tired tonight.
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  • Day216

    Meeting half way

    August 4, 2017 in France

    Half way between Zurich and Budapest (well figuratively speaking, at least), the chateaux is the perfect place to meet up with Gilles, Nancy and Emile (Gergo's godson). Uncle Gilles has always been Nóra's favourite, while Emma is still making up her mind. Emile is getting used to two unyielding women around him - undoubtedly to his fierce feminist mother's delight!

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