Burgundy Tandeming

17th October 2019, 22 photos.

Exploring more nice places on the tandem from a base in Beaune in Burgundy with warm-down blasts in the catherdral town of Laon then from Brugge through Belgium and The Netherlands.

Aloxe-Corton - great Fawlty Towers connotations

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Very valuable vines in the quaint village of Aloxe-Corton, near Beaune

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Hotel de Ville, Beaune

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Exploring the Burgundy hills on route from Beaune to Chalon-sur-Saone

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Exciting descending down escarpments and through tiny villages

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The stunning autumn colours of the Burgundy vines

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Found a wee chateau - but it was closed

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Back in Beaune - each ride was to end similarly

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The most expensive vines are 'protected' behind stone walls - Aloxe again, on route over the hills from Beaune to Dijon

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Dijon

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The tandem takes lunch at Dijon

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Place de Liberation, Dijon

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All routes end in steep uphill hairpins to Laon

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Massive Laon Cathedral and tiny Kim

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The memorial to McCrae's Battalion at Contalmaison on the Somme - a must see for all Hearts fans

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Dinner choice in Brugge

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The best way to spend a wet night in Brugge - 400 beers to choose from in this pub

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A few beers down and Kim tries to stay standing for the walk back to the B&B

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Took a turn out of Brugge and found ourselves in The Netherlands

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Happy at the Dutch seaside

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Effortless EU border crossing - two white lines in the road and we're back into Belgium

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Another great tandeming holiday ends, this time in a supermarket car park in Brugge - she cleans the shiny bits, I the oily ones

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17th October 2019, 22 photos. View this album in Flickr.