Au Rendez-Vous des Pecheurs
Travel Blogs from St Merd de Lapleau
So after a few days of just riding and walking around Themines, we decided to head for Padirac to join the throngs of tourists who are attracted to an underground river that can be navigated by boat and explored on foot. We descended 103 metres to get to the river and then did half a km on the river by ...
Short climb out of the village and then mostly downhill for the rest of the day. Stopped in St Cere to pick up supplies for picnic lunch. Stopped beside the river - didn't go for a swim in the end as it was a bit cloudy. Next stop was Carrenac. Had a look around this village. Dropped down into the gorge, crossed the Dordogne on a narrow wooden suspension bridge and then up into Gluges. Small village of about 71 people. Lovely hotel with a pool and beside the ...
Started out on a ride to discover more of the area north of us. Upon reaching our original destination, we decided to continue to Saint-Cere. Got to a junction with sign indicating 7km to Saint-Cere. We began a descent and on the way down we wondered when the descent would end. It went on for 6 of the 7 km. OMG, we have to climb back out!! Will be ready for Tour de France next ...
Distance today 273KM
I left Négrèville, had luck at Granville and followed to route of the bay to Mont St Michele. The journey was a pleasure compared to yesterday, although as I approached the Mont it was such a beautiful sight I kept looking at it for too long whilst riding along a very windey road.
When I arrived I parked where the other motorcycles park and got chatting to a lovely American couple ...
Yesterday was a practice run for our upcoming big hike from Meyronne, France to Santiago de Compostella, Spain. We were hiking from Meyronne to Rocamadour to collect our Camino passports. It's
about a 15km drive but of course we didn't hike along the road, we went the
back field ways and through the woods. We had done several 20-23km hikes before
I went to the UK
so doing a 30km round hike seemed like a good idea and we both thought ...
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