Travel Blogs from Limoges
... that you feel like you could join a random group and party with them. This time with the added discovery of the plains of Extremadura, the mountains of Asturias and the greens and the coast of the Basque Country, but the feeling of familiarity with the country's culture and language made me feel at home again, almost like I never left. Hasta ...
... shut all the women and children in the Church, opened fire on them, threw in grenades and then set fire to the building.
The village has been left as it was as a memorial. A new village with 2000 inhabitants has been built nearby. There is a very new Memorial centre which gives access to the ruined village.
There is still great sadness and ...
Tonight is our last night in Bessine-sur-Gartempe, still at Chateau Constant as we requested to stay another night. Ana Marie, our hostess, is a marvel. Central American by birth, she was raised in America, married a Dutchman and moved to France! Of course she speaks each language of where she has lived fluently. We found her so friendly, and to have a host who understood everything we said was actually quite a relief. We find our French is ...
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 ...
... and Ella made fantastic
nurses, caring for me whilst I lay in bed for 2 days. We were meant
to stay for 2 weeks here, but there was quite a bit of sickness in
the house and we didn't want Ella falling to it so we said our
goodbyes. Rather sad as we had just settled in and Ella really didn't
want to leave her friends. Petra gave Ella a lovely set of Dominoes
and we got a big bottle of fresh milk to take with us. Yummo!