Residence le Domaine du Lac
Travel Blogs from Nontron
... Bright Yellow Wattle). Really pretty old town with pedestrianized streets and delicious little patissiers. Although it's amazing how it can all just close up for 2 hours in the middle of the day!! After this, to keep in theme we travelled down to a Duck/Goose Farm to stay for the night in the country. Stinky all right! Ella enjoyed introducing her ducky to all it's ...
arrived shortly after Lunch in our home for the next week. La
Guyonie, a Dairy farm in Haute Charente (Middle of France really).
This is a 52h piece of land run by a Dutch Family of 5. Jon, Petra,
Perine (9), Isabella (5) and Marc (3). This is part of the program
'Helpx' where you do some work in exchange for food and lodgings.
This is all over the world, and we chose this one particularly as
Ella would ...
... where we enjoyed a last bit of evening sunshine with a cuppa, reflecting that we were perhaps a bit hasty to move on when there is so much in the area to see and do. However, some rain had been forecast for Thursday, so we thought it prudent to travel on to another destination. Thursday afternoon we arrived at Parc Verger at Champagnac La Riviere in the Limousin area, not far from Limoges. The temperature was decidedly cooler than we ...
... hunt with trained dogs.
In Bergerac Dad thought he remembered (from a cycle trip here 22 years ago) where there was an amazing public toilet that cleans itself automatically after each visit and we found it where he said. Funny what nonsense is stored in old brains..
We also received a brilliant, detailed two hour lecture and demonstration of truffle farming and have become interested in the idea of planting some truffles in NZ.
... to the thunder and lightening for most of the evening feeling very cosy and dry in our little camping car.
During our walk, John picked a cob of corn from a field but we decided when we got back that it was too dried out to eat. We also picked fresh figs and ate those as we walked. Saw more fields of dead sunflowers.
Sunday 29th September
We cycled through the quiet country roads to the Grotte (Cave) de Villars. Not only does ...