Domaine des Etangs
Travel Blogs from Massignac
... of of their personal effects , retrieved from the ashes.
It was deeply moving.
In the cemetery there is a mass grave and large memorial and as we walked towards it, it started to rain. Then the heavens opened and there was a massive storm with thunder, lightning and torrential rain.
I had an umbrella and Rob a coat, but we ...
... high! You can see the bear scratch marks in various places in the cavern. After the bears came early mankind and there are hundreds of early drawings and paintings done by these people of the prehistoric animals of the time such as the wooly mammoth and the wooly rhinoceros as well as horses, and other animals. The detail of some of these pictures is amazing as our guide pointed out they had even drawn in the 'anal flap' the mammoth had which kept his private parts warm in ...
We decided to get some miles under us and made a big jump north to this delightful village. There was a very popular aire, and we squeezed between two English vans. This resulted in an evening of natter and wine making for a very pleasant night. Next morning we trotted into the village for the daily baguette, viewed the chateau and the very attractive river. So many lovely places in France. We shall never see them ...
We stopped here overnight several years ago, possibly with the tent. We never had time to look around the village. This time we arrived early enough to go for a wander. Overcast but feeling warm at 19deg. Walked into town by ...
... patisserie where Cheryl and I purchased some pastries; as you do when in a small French village.
We set off for St Jean Pied de Port via Danny's house, Joan's son, to drop off Jaygo. I love meeting new relatives I didn't know I had! Anyway, we continued on; we had a long drive ahead of us.
We stopped for lunch at an American-style steak house ...mmm interesting for a vegetarian lol I was happy to see salad ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed