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A vacation from our vacation! I woke up at 7:30 and wasn't as sore as I thought I would be, which probably means I'll be really sore tomorrow. I took my time getting ready and made it down to breakfast at 9:00. Probably half the group was down there at that time, so I guess we all took advantage of being able to sleep in.
Sarlat has two …
Hard-boiled eggs at breakfast this morning!
Our first stop this morning was at the Grotte de Rouffignac (grotte is French for cave). Around 14,000 years ago, the cave was inhabited successively by cave bears and then Cro-Magnon man. Around 13,000 years ago, Cro-Magnon man seems to have taken over the cave network.
It's a pity that we had to leave Hotel Diderot this morning: I had finally figured out how to work my door!
Breakfast was the same as yesterday. I tried strawberry jam with cocoa beans in it, and it had sort of a spicy flavor to it. I also tried the chocolat chaud, but it wasn't so chaud anymore.
Since we were about to have a …
... 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 ...
... as well as play on a glass enclosed carousel that Kate and Roy really enjoyed. It has become clear that most towns hold some significant historical moment in history and always tied to a religious event. Sarlat is another beautiful town and well worth the visit if you are ever in the area.
This coming week we hope to fit in some snow play and perhaps go back to Toulouse to visit the aircraft museum and the Resistance Museum.