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Travel Blogs from Limoges
... yes it is still chilly enough in the evenings) with a glass of Bordeaux white wine after having a home cooked meal, only our second since we arrived in France. There is another fireplace in our bedroom, which Ray has also lit and the whole house is feeling snug and cosy. We had at arrived here at Chateau Constant on Wednesday after a 3 1/2 hour drive, due to GPS taking us across country to avoid tolls on the motorways. We certainly went ...
must of been there. Hardest being seeing the cemetary/memorial, where
entire families were wiped out. Still no reason why this
happened...absolutely shocking, and still such things go on today.
After quite a depressing morning we travelled onto Limoges where we
finally sorted our Gas and onwards to our campsite for the ...
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 ...
... see for miles and miles with a 180 degree panorama.
After an hour of wandering, we continued our sightseeing drive towards Sarlat where we drove down the main street. Being Sunday, the town was deserted where yesterday the market had seen crowded streets. We stopped off for a coffee and something to eat at one of very few open cafes while Chris inspected a hotel that they book regularly through his work. I ordered a cappuccino and ...
... for the death of a German officer in a nearby village. A new village was built after the war on a nearby site but on the orders of the then French president, Charles de Gaulle, the original village has been maintained as a permanent memorial and museum. Our visit to the village was very moving and ...