Travel Blogs from Limoges
We made it home after this tour of the Iberian peninsula, that turned out to be a little bit more than Portugal. This was my first time in Portugal, and a few things come to mind when I look back on it: relaxed, humble, low-key, almost mellow people (especially on the road), white houses, very good English spoken, strong wine, delicious fresh ...
... We had to give up on seeing the last bit of the village and make a dash back to the visitor centre. very few people had coats as it was so hot and most people were soaked through to the skin - but no one cared.
I have to give a title to each photo in order to upload it, so please excuse this if the titles seem a bit irrelevant.
... day. To be greeted with a fire and candles burning in our room that was a delight. The next morning we drove to Oradour sur Glane, a war ruined village that has been retained as a memorial for the people who died there. The whole population (642) was rounded up by a SS platoon and killed on 10 June 1944. This was a very sobering and thoughtful place to visit. We first visited the memorial, which told the story in words & pictures of a ...
... br> old village of Oradour, which saw the terrible massacre in 1944 where
Nazi Soldiers killed almost all villagers (over 600, over 200
children) and set it ablaze. The Village remains as it was, burnt out
cars, the old tram lines, electrical ploes from the 40's old homes
and shops near destroyed but very eerie as you can see ...
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 ...