Hotel Aubrac - Milles et unes nuits de l'Aubrac

Le Bourg, Lacalm, Midi-Pyrénées, 12210, France | Hotel
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Sunday village market

A travel blog entry by barry.mcdonald.

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The cold remains in place, so, after a leisurely beginning, we headed off south through the villages of St Cyprien-sur-Dourdou and Nauviale to Marcillac-Vallon where there was a Sunday market. The mists cleared as we drove the narrow road through these lush valleys. The villages are built in reddish mortared stone and are sleepy because it's Sunday. Bells ringing down the distance, I suppose the churches are full. An amazing old mill justified a stop.

The market ...

A day off has been declared

A travel blog entry by barry.mcdonald.

... out for) ... not bad. I lay on the couch talking with one or both of the hosts, reading, sketching, writing and looking out the window into the valley of mists and rain. Having a day off.

The loungeroom has a painting on the wall, just finished, of the green man. It's an image I've researched and thought about in Oz. So fitting it's here. As a potter Sally did restoration work on historic buildings in England ... gargoyles, green men ... The ...

Down but not conquered.

A travel blog entry by barry.mcdonald.

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... le Fey and finally the larger Entraygues-sur-Truyere, a medieval river port at the confluence of the two rivers. There is an imposing chateau in a relatively small place on a narrow winding road by the river. The town was eerie in that we arrived during the lunch period (two hours) where few people are out, they go home for lunch or lunch out. It's a national institution ... makes you feel ...

Moving on to Conques

A travel blog entry by barry.mcdonald.

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... is lush. It's higher above sea level and autumn is more in evidence ... more trees are turning. We stopped at a roadhouse where there were eight big trucks; the food was great, inexpensive and properly balanced.

We moved into the mountainous foothills of the Central Massif and arrived at Lou Peyrou, a b&b in Conques, where we were met by Sally and Chris. Their place is on the side of steep hill above the river ...

We made it!

A travel blog entry by bonniegordon

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... with Pam. Both of us could not wait to get out of our hiking clothes. Our room was large overlooking a courtyard dripping in lovely wisteria. The TUB is worth noting for it was long, encased in expensive marble and offered not only soap but bubbles. I soaked for a long time in this luxury. Our final dinner was, of course, a gastronomic joy. I took pictures. It will be sad to say good-bye to this great ...

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