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... didn't fancy spending the night by a grey lake under dripping trees, so drove on a few more miles to a MH Aire in the nice village of Peyrac le Chateau, where we were in the company of 4 other MH's. We went for a walk around the village , and then ,guess what?
Yes - thunder and heavy rain!
... with rain and with thick cloud, meaning we haven't even caught sight of the Puys. In a fit of optimism we thought we would give the Auvergne one more chance.
We travelled on good roads via Figeac and Aurillac, aiming for the Monts du Cantal, where there are several puys ...
Wednesday 11th June
We said a sad farewell to Jane and Eric this morning and headed to the motorway and the Massif du Sancy in Auvergne (Masif Central). The area is volcanic in origin with numerous lakes and mountains high enough to ski on in winter. We have a walking map of the area from a previous visit but neither of us has any recollection of the area, where we stayed or what we did.
We didn't quite make it all the way to our ...
... could mean a hail storm. We thought we'd better go back and but the car and caravan under a kind of big car port which was actually the place where there would be a small market tomorrow morning. After a couple of hours the danger had past and we took them out of there. In the evening they had invited two other couples of friends. Jean Pierre and Marie and Gerard and Nicole. Real nice people. Mylene had prepared a beautiful tagine and all kinds of other food, she is a ...
... and the saucisse are great as well. 4 sausages for 10€...the flavours and the smells...so yummy :) Taking advantage of the morning sunshine we went bush for a while, walking a trail to Chiloza Cascades. This was a walk through the bush to the river that cascaded over rocks in a myriad of mini waterfalls. So very peaceful and not another soul in sight, except for snails...are these the escargot we eat in the restaurants? They are certainly big enough! After finally finding ...
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