Chateau de Castel-Novel
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... centuries ago - some of which are well known tourist hot-spots usually brimming with groups of tourists following the group's Bengal lancer (Garth's term for the tour leader and his/her umbrella or flag). But at this time of the year, the tourists have all but disappeared and the streets are sooo quiet, with the shops locked up, and renovations taking place on buildings and roads. And given the sudden snap of cold weather, ...
... quite a few two day stays lately, it is very nice to be in one place for a week. It means we don't feel we need to rush around to see all the local sights. We finally unpacked our warm coats as the weather has turned quite chilly. But again, we managed to dodge most of the rain that has been pouring down on many areas of France, causing flooding in many areas (unlike Garth's niece, Helen who is cycling across France and has had a very wet trip so ...
... Collonges-la-Rouge, the 'rouge village', and as the name says, it's red, as the stones used in the buildings are a red colour. It was another fine and sunny day, walking through the small, winding streets, looking at the shops selling local specialties such as foie gras, mustard, and artisan knives.
We joined others in a busy restaurant for lunch, where we had confit de canard (duck) and potatoes, with a glass of wine, and it was a delicious meal.
In the ...
In movies, cavemen are those big, hairy guys who live in caves and say Grrrr. Yeah, that creates an exciting movie but, it's not real. People never lived in caves. They were too dark, too deep, too wet, too cold and, if you built a fire, you'd smother! However, early people called troglodytes did live on cliffs in carved out little spaces called shelters. I went to one of these troglodyte villages called La Roque St. ...
... mention of the church is about 1290 and it has been kept up and restored many times over the ages. Inside is a WWI monument to those who were deported or died at the hands of the Germans. The simple style is appealing and the small village charming.
Stop #2 is at the Cingle de Montfort where we have great views of the Dordogne River Valley and the Castle de Montfort. The valley is filled with fields of Walnut trees and ...