Besançon

Besançon is the French capital of time so it was the right place for me to take some time and the right place to reflect on the time I was having.

I’m not doing any ‘sight-seeing’ as such. I’m just walking from one place to the next. However, I had a day in Besançon and I decided to visit the Time Museum.

Besançon Cathedral

Besançon Cathedral

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Dampierre to Besançon

The day began like any other. No, better than that. It began brimming with optimism and ended in despair.

Fortified with coffee, I walked out from the mirage hotel in Dampierre into the dark, readied with my red and white bicycle lamps to construct a wobbly-looking bike in the unlikely event of encountering traffic. Shortly thereafter, light returning, the miracle of dawn and the freshness of a new day.

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