Clerval, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté (France)

Clerval, in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France, is a picturesque village on the banks of the Doubs River. Known for its historic bridge and natural beauty, it offers a peaceful and charming ambiance.
Thu, 27. Jul 2023
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I hardly took some pictures. Partially because I was quite busy biking, partially because I was a bit bored with the canal/river. But this sunflower field was gorgeous! And Besançon a beautiful city. I only took a picture of a sign for the Via Francigena though. It feels like I'm coming around, as the Eurovelo 5, where I started, was largely along this pilgrim path. Last full day for the next weeks in France, so I got again some of my favourite snacks.

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Fri, 28. Jul 2023
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A little bit of suboptimal planning. But sometimes days are short, sometimes longer, always depending on where I find a place to sleep. But this one was definitely long. The longest one so far. Again hardly any images, the horizontal one is even from two weeks later, when I passed the same place again. I should have taken a picture of the Roche building that all of a sudden popped up, when I approached Basel, it was really like a Fata Morgana. But I was too focused on making it. Specially knowing that I had quite a steep part at the end. And man, it was steep. But I was greeted with a lot of hospitality, thank you for that!

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Mood: happy :)