Les jardins de la Cathedrale
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... world heritage sites. As we arrived in the town we were blown away by yet another amazing site of a huge outcrop of rock into which houses have been built. It was under this outcrop of rock that Neanderthal Man lived and hunted and cooked his food. The two museums in the town offered a real insight into the history of the place and the people and animals who roamed the landscape. After Les Eyzies..,,.. We moved up the road about 15kms to the Grotte de Rouffignac where ...
... and stalacmites. Jo and I did the tour, and were blown away by the scale and the grandeur of the caves. I've never seen anything like it.
From there we headed northeast to the village of La Roque Gageac, which sits at the base of those limestone cliffs we saw earlier, and is in fact built into them. We thought Domme was spectacular... this was ...
We decided to get some miles under us and made a big jump north to this delightful village. There was a very popular aire, and we squeezed between two English vans. This resulted in an evening of natter and wine making for a very pleasant night. Next morning we trotted into the village for the daily baguette, viewed the chateau and the very attractive river. So many lovely places in France. We shall never see them ...
... their own cognac, plus make wine and a drink called pinneau (both red and white versions) which is an interesting aperitif. The lady there spoke no English, so it was a bit of a challenge having a tasting, but it was great fun and she was very patient, so we got there in the end. I have really enjoyed testing out my French speaking skills - and my memory! Leicester noticed the farmer had some similar farming machinery as he ...
... Very pretty and lots to see.
Found MH Aire right on river bank and decided to move there tomorrow for another night, to give us time to relax and have a good look around.
At least the campsite had WiFi - 1e per hour.
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