Bourgogne, also known as Burgundy. Wine country!
Even the sculptures on the roundabouts celebrate the regional produce.
Quaint little villages…
A different style of architecture…
And plenty of wine cellars to visit.
Nuits St Georges, home of some amazing pinot noir and chardonnay…
Bourgogne (especially Beaune) is also known for an interesting architectural feature – the beautifully tiled roofs.
Another regional specialty is cassis, or blackcurrants; Dijon produces crème de cassis, which is a liqueur added to wines when making a cocktail kir. There is a Cassisium open for visits.
Sunday morning run along the river Saône.
Chalon-sur-Saône lies in the south of Burgundy. It’s the birthplace of photography.
A forest path perfect for running and cycling.
GodzillaPin and the Ninja Turtle were invited to a wedding, and what a wedding it was!
Getting married in an abbey…
Offering a bouquet to Mary, which is a tradition in this abbey.
Man and wife!
A cute little wedding car.
And a reception at a “domain”.
Put your name on the Nutella jar so people know it’s yours, and to keep their hands off!
The wedding had a gorgeous pink and orange travel theme.
And look at dessert!
Partying hard, the French way.
And the girls.