Hotel de France
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... was being held by the French Resistance. The Germans decided to take retribution against the inhabitants of Oradour. On the above date, they sealed off the town and gathered up all the males and led them to a barns where they were all shot in the legs. When none of them could move they were covered with fuel and burnt alive. The woman and children were taken to the village church and an incendiary device was ignited. When they tried ...
After a terrific thunder storm during the night, we left at 9.45 for the 83 miles to this Aire. It was a very different journey as the scenery was quite flat compared to the previous journeys. However, we arrived by 1205 which was good. This Aire is in the car park of the town and you are right outside the school. It says that ...
... and it is lovely looking out onto it, as I write up my journal.
Time for tea and guess what – we have an Aussie type Sports Bar for backpackers just around the corner, to which for a good % of our trip we went for tea. Some of us had steaks, others fish, but it was a timely reminder of home. Unfortunately the noise was a little loud for my taste but it was great atmosphere all the same.
I left the table after tea to find a Bank and ...
... the actual site is closed to the public, an interpretation centre in the village includes a full size replica of the frieze. Nearby, we visited a famous abbey in Saint Savin, the medieval city of Chauvigny, plus the National Park Brenne, the towns of Le Blanc and Montmorillon. The hotel, the Relais de Lyon D'Or, is beautiful, we are in a house over a 1,000 years old, but the conveniences are fortunately more ...
Spots of rain after breakfast came as a shock but had passed by11.30 so we took the opportunity to go on the bikes as planned for today. We cycled to the small but pretty town of St Loup and although the round trip was less than ten miles there were a lot of hills to tackle and the heat was excessive. The town (being a Sunday) was deserted, and I half expected to see ...