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... br> Luckily the road to Rodez was clear, along the Lot valley, and on to Figeac, and then to Gourdon.
We had visited Gourdon about 5 years ago , when we had a caravan, and had seen the MH Aire.
We liked Gourdon very much. We got settled in the Aire and although it was bitterly cold, went for a walk around the town and up to the ...
... I am walking around a town from a fairytale, I expect a knight or princess to come along at anytime'.
The town can be dated back as far as the 8th century and each and every building is built from a red sandstone which is mined in the area. We spent quite sometime wandering the streets and alleyways and were actually quite surprised how many other tourists we saw today in the town. We would not be exaggerating if we ...
... christianity to Gaul which is now modern France. After the death of St Veronica he became a hermit living in the caves of Rocamadour where he built a shrine to Mother Mary and is reputed as carving the Black Madonna which can be found in Rocamadour Notre Dame Church. The Notre Dame was built in 1479 and is the final stopping point of the pilgrims.
However the pilgrimage is not that easy, the last section requires the pilgrim to climb from the ...
... Wednesdays and Saturdays are market days where the streets are filled
with fine, french local products, food and wine.
We picked up olives, goats cheese, dried strawberries and baguettes for lunch.
Already the feel of France is positive. There seems to be more people who speak English, larger supermarkets and department stores, although a little more expensive.
In our wandering on the first ...
... They collected tin tin cars and just speak a different language.
So today we went to a cliff city.
It was built into a mountain. There was only 1 way in so if someone attacked everybody would guard there and they would be safe.
There was catapults and churches and basically everything you need to survive except they had to go down to harvest crops for food. It was really cool.
Secretly Jordan and I climbed up some ...