Grand Hotel De Souillac
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... Collonges-la-Rouge, the 'rouge village', and as the name says, it's red, as the stones used in the buildings are a red colour. It was another fine and sunny day, walking through the small, winding streets, looking at the shops selling local specialties such as foie gras, mustard, and artisan knives.
We joined others in a busy restaurant for lunch, where we had confit de canard (duck) and potatoes, with a glass of wine, and it was a delicious meal.
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... a super place with hard standing, decent views in the centre of the village next to the church. Electricity, sunshine and free early morning call from the church bells, what more could one want? En route to the Pyrenees now in the sun and the low 20C ...
... s an enormous cliff and if you saw it, you'd think nothing of it. This cliff has been lived on for 55,000 years by the Neanderthals and the Cro Mangons but it was busiest in the Middle Ages when people actually built houses on it! There was a church, a butchery and a smoke house! During Viking raids, villagers would use winches to haul their animals (who would pasture down below) up, pull up their ladders and get ready to defend! ...
... of the history, making and use of various items such as armor and the trebuchet are playing with English subtitles. It is all very interesting to learn that the architecture of a castle was driven by the latest weapons it needed to defend against. Knights wore chain mail in the 11 and 12th centuries but went to full suits of armor a shock weapons such as the Mace came into use. It took 1 week to polish a full suit of armor ...
... 12 months since my surgery. This really put things into perspective for me. I berated myself for even thinking the way I had the night before. Then after a fabulous visit to the market that morning, a walk around beautiful Sarlat, and receiving so many beautiful comments from friends and family on facebook in response to my positive status about this milestone date, I actually got very emotional and had a bit of a cry to Mikey! Look how far I have come in 12 months. Look how far ...