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Yesterday, we took a day trip to Burgundy (Bourgogne en français). All 48 students, 5 teachers, and 2 spouses hopped on a giant bus and we headed for wine country. 1,139 more words


Top 10 places I've traveled (so far) - Part 2

6. Beaune, France.

Ah, Beaune. How I love Beaune. An ancient walled city that has to be added to everyone’s lists. It has a little something for everyone! 580 more words


On the road with my friends - reflecting about Pinot Noir and Chardonnay in central Burgundy

… One of the main attractions in Burgundy that I recall from 30 years ago: “Ici commence le Chambertin – ici finit le Chambertin”

When I was in Burgundy 30 years ago, I visited the vineyards of Gevrey-Chambertin and I remember the… 1,055 more words


The Retirees go Abroad – Around Beaune

After a warm day yesterday we all expected to be wearing shorts for the boys and dresses for the girls. But it was not to be. 619 more words

Colch's Visit

The Retirees go Abroad – On the road to Beaune

We all arose early and packed. Breakfast was an enjoyable basket of croissants and baguettes with a hot chocolate. Our plan was to visit the House of Taittinger Champagne which was on our way to Beaune. 432 more words

Colch's Visit

The Retirees go Abroad – On the road to Avignon – La Grotte de St Marcel d’Ardeche

After having a great time at Beaune, we were eagerly looking forward to Avignon.

On the way we planned to visit La Grotte de St Marcel d’Ardeche; a system of limestone gorges just north of Avignon. 341 more words

Colch's Visit

Market Day in Beaune

Europe is famous for its open-air markets, and for a good reason.  They’re the best places to check out regional products, mingle with locals and get a feel for the pace of daily life.   179 more words

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