Lys in Southern Burgundy is an Artisan Filled Gem

Have you ever heard of or been to Lys? This small hamlet of artisans is well-known locally but if you try searching for information, it is difficult to discover much of anything. Pinpointing Lys on a map app or google is also difficult because it is so tiny - be prepared to zoom in multiple times!A google map is at the bottom ...

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Tour de France 2016, recapping Stages 1-9

Recapping the Tour de France 2016 – what have we seen thus far in this 103rd Tour de France? It’s been an exciting week! A favorite rider withdrew and there have been several photo finishes. Today is a rest day so it’s a good day to take a look back at a few of the highlights. [caption id="attachment_4352" ...


Burgundy Chapaize

Chapaize is a small village located in the Burgundy Region of France. Close enough to be a day trip via bicycle from our gite near St. Gengoux , we quickly added it to our list of cycling destinations. We cycled through Cormatin (where we returned for our evening meal) and then through Lys before we arrived in ...