Chateau de Vauguenige
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We've been staying on the edge of Nontron this week, just pottering. Had a wonderful catch up with Rob on Skype yesterday. Whilst chatting Tess was being her usual bouncy self wanting attention with a huge stick. In the end we threw it to keep her quiet then suddenly she caught it wrong and we had to pull it from her throat. She seemed ok no blood,so took her back to Pierre to lie quietly ...
On the whole, French drivers are very polite and helpful. They are especially understanding of the issues with camping cars. After all, they are the nation of camping caristes. They are always startled by the sight of Smartie - I'm not sure why. After all, it's made in France. But she always turns heads, never more so than when she is tugged along behind Monty. In the mirror, it's entertaining to see people follow her with their eyes. Dangerous if you happen to be ...
We have found an amazing campsite. In the woods north of Limoges, on the edge of a lake. Peaceful except for the rustling of the leaves on the trees and the sound of birds singing to stake out their territories. Tomorrow we drive into Limoges and hope to visit the cathedral and the porcelain museum.
And what a day. We were wowed by the cathedral, it's size and the glass. We saw the famous station with ...
... sewing machines.
It is all just where it was.
You walk round in silence, partly as a mark of respect, there are signs too, because it's hard to imagine losing whole families in just one day.
Now I know families have been destroyed by the wars, but this was all done in one day to punish this particular village.
What's really sad for them is that during the war ...
... loads of dogs, and have a really nice set up.
They were really nice to me, cooked, gave me a bed, and even though we all got up early because Baz was off to work made me feel really welcome.
Thanks guys for being so nice.
Remember me if you need a digger driver!
Now it was lucky we got up early as I had to go back to a village that was closed the day before, Oradour-sur-Glane, and then get to ...