Torcenay to Dampierre

Getting up at five am was by now a necessity, to be underway before dawn and several hours into the journey before the sun gathered its full strength. The day before, Langres to Torcenay had been a walk out there and a return to Langres by train, once again the best solution to an absence of accommodation options.

The next day, a train at six back to Torcenay and a long walk into Champlitte made it a mid afternoon arrival. These days of walking in full sun, in the high thirties (at least), were manageable but made for certain kinds of desperation.

Heat

Heat

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