Travel Blogs from Le Mont-Dore
... back to town, we went to the super mâché (supermarket) and bought supplies...wine, bread, eggs...and pasta for a home cooked meal. Nice for a change as although we are still enjoying the local fare, we are aware of the costs of eating out each night. Unfortunately we must leave this town after only two nights, we so wish we could have stayed longer, there was so much more to see and experience, it is somewhere we would like to come back and spend more time. On leaving ...
... side is a 3rd floor room and no lift. We can still hear the Dordogne River rushing by from our balcony.
He decided to give "Mountain Food" a miss - said to be cheese, bread, potatoes and more cheese. Instead we find a neighbourhood BBQ joint and have some of the local lamb.
She is out of words for tonight so will let her photos do the talking.
Paul is learning his lessons it seems - albeit the hard way.
He finally remembered to put the rain cover on the bike before it got wet.
So it was with some optimism that he approached the Vespa this morning under the full gaze of the smokers who witnessed yesterday's debacle.
Against a hostile backdrop of giggling and pointing he strode to the vehicle and plunged his foot down on to the kickstart.
No luck, a second kick produced a ...
... had a nice peasanty evening meal and then, on the next, rather overcast day with nothing much to do we decided to drive in to the nearest large town: Clermont Ferrand.
It turned out to be interesting in three ways. Firstly it's the home of a well known and successful French rugby club (named after the town), so Jack now has his rugby souvenir from France, a supporters ball painted in the ...
Again not much to report today, spent the day travelling between Clermont Ferrand and a little village called Luguillac De Cercles, it's about 100 kilometres East of Bordeaux.
I have some friends who live there, I'll be staying here for 3 days.
On the way I popped into limoge to look at the cathedral, it's very ...