La Bastide de Chapdeuil - Chambres d'hotes
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At the start of the tour you get onto a little 'train' - wheels on rails, bench seats, but no sides or roof. You go about one kilometre deep into the caves, stopping along the way to have things of interest explained to you. There is evidence of bear scratchings on the walls as well as the human 'art work'. Some of this art work is scratched into the rock and can only be seen when a light is shone on ...
Weather: a hot day, low 30's. Nice gentle breeze when sitting in the shade. Clouded over and cooled down late in the afternoon. Showers later in the evening.
Today was our day to stay in Perigueux - no driving. We have already travelled more than 1000 km in five days. It is wonderful to be free to go where ever you want, but it is tiring as you have to concentrate a lot more when you are driving on the 'wrong' side of the road. ...
Weather: We awoke to grey skies and it had been raining overnight. Last night we checked out today's weather which was sunny with some clouds and in the mid 20's. But it turned out to be a very sunny day and the afternoon was quite hot. We did see one sign saying 32C.
Yesterday we took sunscreen and hats with us and we needed the umbrella. Today we took the umbrella, but we needed sun hats and sunscreen. Brad did have his sun hat! Tomorrow we will ...
Weather: Sunny morning but rain from mid-afternoon onwards. Sky was generally cloudy all afternoon. Top temperature = 26C.
Yesterday a message displayed on our car dash board so we decided to take the car to the local Avis office and have it checked out. The guys said it was nothing to worry about then they 'fiddled' with the dash board and the message disappeared. Now we were on our way for the day, BUT the message reappeared so we will just ignore ...
... high! You can see the bear scratch marks in various places in the cavern. After the bears came early mankind and there are hundreds of early drawings and paintings done by these people of the prehistoric animals of the time such as the wooly mammoth and the wooly rhinoceros as well as horses, and other animals. The detail of some of these pictures is amazing as our guide pointed out they had even drawn in the 'anal flap' the mammoth had which kept his private parts warm in ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking