My Time in France–in Photos

Beautiful photos of France from the Drunken Cyclist!

the drunken cyclist

These past ten days, I have been riding my bike around the northern part of France. The first week was split between the northern part of Burgundy and Bretagne, to re-familiarize myself with the two regions before leading bike tours in both.

After briefly passing through Paris, I started in Auxerre, in northern Burgundy, which like many towns in France, has an imposing cathedral.

It was then a ride from Clamency to Avallon, including a climb up to the Vézelay abbey. I think the 18% grade to get there was worth it. I think.

My bike needed an intervention: that is part of a Coke can serving as a shim to keep the seat post from slipping.

After a few days in Burgundy, it was back to Paris for a night, and then a bike ride across town (passing through la Place des Victoires) to Gare St. Lazare and off…

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