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... the Wars of Religion it was Protestant. By the French Revolution in 1789 is was already a ruin. It 1966 it was listed as a Historic Building by its present owners who have been working to restore it ever since.
Now the castle contains a museum of medieval warfare featuring an extensive collection of armor, daggers, swords, crossbows, lances, and cannons. There are reconstructions of trebuchets and siege ...
When I was growing up it was commonly believed that "Cavemen" were not far removed from animals and really didn't show up on the evolutionary scale until about 10,000 BC. It is now believed that prehistoric Cro-Magnon people were very much like modern people. Their brains were the same size as ours and there is evidence of jewelry making, decorative carving and stone tools. They lived in societies, hunted and buried their dead. All ...
One reason we are here is to canoe on the Dordogne River. It is wide, slow and lined with charming medieval towns and stunning scenery. The day dawns clear and promises to be warm and sunny all day. Perfect!
Our host recommends Roquegeoffre for a canoe rental. We find them just west of Beynac. They take us up river 14 km and drop us off with a canoe, paddles and life jackets for just 11 euros each. A bargain. The river is ...
We spent last night in a more modern hotel near the railway station at Cahors. We didn't arrive until after seven thirty. So it was straight up to our rooms with the bags and then off into the old part of two to have some much needed dinner, as we had missed lunch completely. Enjoyable dinner where I had steak and the others had fish, steak tarter etc all quite nice ..actually We spent the next morning looking around Cahors.. Very nice old town ...
... of the museums and prehistoric sites are on Monday so we decide to head out for some Chateaux visits. Our first stop is Chateaux Commarque. The Chateaux is 20 minutes down a wooded path to the bottom of the Vezere Valley. As we near the valley we realize the limestone walls near the path are carved into a pattern with various potholes and etchings that have to be manmade. This area was also the home to people 17,000 years ...