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Jun 14, 2016 - Two days of rain!

We thought it was June! We had two days of rain. We did sort out our route out not returning via the 13% hill and explored the local shops and found the local tourist information centre. We found two interesting museums in Clairvaux-les-Lacs. One was the Museum des Marquette’s a nourrir et courir le monde. Marcel Yerly a local farmer created throughout his life over 100 scale model machines of all sorts, handmade in wood some up to 3 metres in length. The details of the models of cars, farm equipment and American locomotives were amazing...

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Jun 12, 2016 - Heading south into the Jura Mountains

Today we headed south again this time into to the Jura mountains. The weather was a bit mixed for our journey but we had been able to close up and tanks dump in the dry. The main part of the journey was straight forward. However, when we got to Lons-Le-Saunier we had to make a choice which road we took to Clairvaux-les-Lacs. One sign said caravans one way and the other said trucks the other way. Due to our size we always take the truck route but we queried why they were making the distinction. We soon found out as we climbed a 13% incline...

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