Le Clos Lascazes
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... demolished a plain croissant AND a chocolate croissant before hand!). We then headed to Chateau du Biron and had great fun climbing the towers and the parapets, marvelling at the thickness of the walls, and the beautiful parquetry floors in the suites. The chateau is in the Dordogne area and the first part was built in the mid 1100s, with many additions built over the following few centuries. The Gontaut-Biron family owned the chateau for ...
I had forgotten how long it takes to drive a couple of hundred kilometres in Europe. It took us all day to do what would take us a couple of hours at home! We planned on two main stops between Albi and our final destination of Issigeac, but knew we would have some unexpected stops when we saw towns and villages of beauty. Unfortunately just about every one of the dozens and dozens of little villages were stunning, requiring us to drive slowly because ...
... s an enormous cliff and if you saw it, you'd think nothing of it. This cliff has been lived on for 55,000 years by the Neanderthals and the Cro Mangons but it was busiest in the Middle Ages when people actually built houses on it! There was a church, a butchery and a smoke house! During Viking raids, villagers would use winches to haul their animals (who would pasture down below) up, pull up their ladders and get ready to defend! ...
We always read Rick Steves' guide books before traveling and incorporate his knowledge into our planning. However, we never really follow one of his walking or driving tours preferring to just do our own thing. Today we will break from that habit and see the Dordogne the Rick Steves’ way.
Our driving tour takes us down narrow farm lanes to the town of Carsac where there is a quaint old Romanesque style catholic church. ...
... of Lascaux II where we were able to really see the colors.
At 3:30 we head back to the museum to complete our visit, stop into the post office for stamps, the grocery store for a couple of items and then home. This was an amazing experience. It changed my views of our ancestors and their capabilities. They didn’t have the knowledge we have but they certainly had a society and abilities far superior to what I ever ...