Day 25 Longchamps sur Aujon to Chateauvillain – 25th June

I had a shortish walk of around 25 kilometres to Chateauvillain planned for today and although my foot had been painful to walk on the previous evening it was comfortable when I left Longchamps sur Aujon. I passed through Cirfontaines en Azois where I found a church which was not locked A little later I passed by this road side shelter complete with its own fire place With about 3 kilometres to go to reach

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Day 24 Bar sur Aube to Longchamps sur Aujon – 24th June

I slept well in the small, cheapish but well run hotel. It was seemingly run single handed by a delightful middle aged man impeccably dressed who spoke very good English. After a good breakfast and with no pain from my back I started walking just before nine, crossing the river Aube as I left the town I  passed through the beautiful small town of Baroville surrounded by vineyards before finding myself walking through forests The

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Day 23 Dolancourt to Bar sur Aub – 23rd June

After a good night’s sleep my back felt easier when I woke – there was still a hint of pain suggesting I needed to have a relaxed day. I considered resting in Dolancourt for another day but elected to undertake a gentle 10 kilometre walk to Bar sur Aub. I reorganised my rucksack to ensure a balanced load – gave my back the benefit of a relaxing warm bath and a liberal spread of tiger

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