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The old Hopsice with the Burgundian tiling.

It was an earl morning with my phone alarm going off at 8am. Richard and Sue were keen to show me all the little medieval towns around their village, so I had a few busy yet relaxed days ahead of me. After croissants and coffee for breakfast we were on our way, driving past old villages and house and of course - the vineyards.

Beaune is a pretty little village with a freindly vibe to it. There weren't many tourists which was nice after the masses in Paris. We visited the old Hospice, a very old building which only stopped operating as a hospice in 1970s. It even has the traditional Burgundian tiled and glazed roof, which shimmers in the sunlight. We stopped for lunch, I wasn't too hungry and simply had a fromage omlette.

That night we had a small birthday BBQ (Yes another bbq!!) for Sue and her friends Leslie and Chris, who were accompanies but their husbands Tony and Ardry. It was a great BBq with lots of food, cake, cheese, grapes and wine! Of course an endless supply of wine it seemed. I think it's the most I've eaten and really enjoyed in a long time! It was another enjoyable evening, the conversation some how always returning to Chris's worm farm!

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My cottage!!
My cottage!!
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photo by: Vikram