Chateau De La Cote
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... drive to the supermarket, a short distance away, to buy some bottled water. On returning to our street, someone was just leaving our favourite parking spot (there is a cross painted on the road in front of it and hence no one can block you in unless they park illegally). While having a cup of tea, the rain poured down. Once it stopped, Brad decided to do some looking/shopping.
Brad walked around for a while, making a few purchases ...
... bacon omelette served with salad. After our meal Brad went to a tempting ice cream shop and had an ice cream cone with one scoop of raspberry and one scoop of hazelnut ice cream - he enjoyed his dessert! We had only a short distance to walk from the restaurant and we were home by 9 pm.
We intend to leave by 8am tomorrow to visit a cave and also see some more areas of the Dordogne as it is our last full day in this region, oh ...
... We did enjoy the Canadian guy busking here whilst we ate dinner. As we walked back to our apartment at 9.30pm, we noticed rubbish being collected by the garbage truck. We thought this was very late. The two men who hang onto the back of the truck collect all the rubbish that is in bags on the footpath. It obviously doesn't need to be in bins for collection, like it does in Australia.
Tomorrow will be a Perigueux day exploring more of this large ...
... br> We travelled north today into the truffle region of Périgord, the 'department' in which we are staying. Our first stop was Sorges where we visited theTruffle Museum, one of a kind apparently! We saw the growing and searching process as well as learning about how valuable they are. You could buy a range of truffle products including preserved truffles, honey infused with truffles and pear jam with truffles to accompany foie gras! We also visited a 12th ...
... 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 ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service