La Porte Valette

8 rue Droite, Entraygues-sur-Truyere, Midi-Pyrénées, 12140, France | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Entraygues-sur-Truyere

On the move:

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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... blossom trees flowering. Glorious. Such a contrast to the streets in shade most of the day. Come summer, it will all be stunning.

Why is it that Margaret will climb hills ( mountains, glaciers, tall buildings.....) but not go anywhere near the edge for the view ? You'd wonder why she made the effort !
When having to converse/reply in another language, Margaret's default language remains french. Makes for some interesting exchanges!



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Sunday village market

A travel blog entry by barry.mcdonald.

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The cold remains in place, so, after a leisurely beginning, we headed off south through the villages of St Cyprien-sur-Dourdou and Nauviale to Marcillac-Vallon where there was a Sunday market. The mists cleared as we drove the narrow road through these lush valleys. The villages are built in reddish mortared stone and are sleepy because it's Sunday. Bells ringing down the distance, I suppose the churches are full. An amazing old mill justified a stop.

The market ...

A day off has been declared

A travel blog entry by barry.mcdonald.

... out for) ... not bad. I lay on the couch talking with one or both of the hosts, reading, sketching, writing and looking out the window into the valley of mists and rain. Having a day off.

The loungeroom has a painting on the wall, just finished, of the green man. It's an image I've researched and thought about in Oz. So fitting it's here. As a potter Sally did restoration work on historic buildings in England ... gargoyles, green men ... The ...

Down but not conquered.

A travel blog entry by barry.mcdonald.

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... le Fey and finally the larger Entraygues-sur-Truyere, a medieval river port at the confluence of the two rivers. There is an imposing chateau in a relatively small place on a narrow winding road by the river. The town was eerie in that we arrived during the lunch period (two hours) where few people are out, they go home for lunch or lunch out. It's a national institution ... makes you feel ...

Moving on to Conques

A travel blog entry by barry.mcdonald.

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... is lush. It's higher above sea level and autumn is more in evidence ... more trees are turning. We stopped at a roadhouse where there were eight big trucks; the food was great, inexpensive and properly balanced.

We moved into the mountainous foothills of the Central Massif and arrived at Lou Peyrou, a b&b in Conques, where we were met by Sally and Chris. Their place is on the side of steep hill above the river ...

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This B&B is located on 8 rue Droite, Entraygues-sur-Truyere.
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