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... 40km hop to Villemagne in dull weather, ended when we reached the Weedons, in bright sunshine. Time to fill the cubes and for D to have a swim. And best of all, hot showers.
Friday was lunch and supper with Simon and Suzie. We brought some wines from Aquitaine and a bottle of an orange liqueur called Perigord. So good food and fab company.
Saturday again was warm and sunny and we went to the evening concert. Hmmm! More equipment ...
... locating the B&B booked a couple of days earlier. After a phone call, we were told to head on a zig zagging road up a mountain. This was one of the steepest ascents I have ever driven. The views above and below were spectacular.
After more difficulty we finally found the accommodation. And WOW, what a location. This charming old farmhouse was perched right on the side of a cliff with uninterrupted 180 degree views over the Pyrenees. And ...
Our hosts took took us to their favourite restaurant for lunch. Chris being Dutch, we went dutch and had a good meal of mushroom and slow egg, veal with fresh pasta, and cocoa iced parfait with a very good 2011 Domaine Lapeyre madiran. Packing filled the evening and then the movie 'Ghost Writer' on TV. We drive up to the Dordogne district ...
... We went out from there exploring for two days. Mostly a maize area. We found a huge new shopping centre in St Pierre du Marsan. 85 outlets. Rain at night, but quite pleasant in the daytime. Millie made friends and was offered all kinds of treats which we had to refuse as she is still up and down with her health.
Our next move was to an aire in Mielan. Well laid out aire with good facilities. The village was lovely. But ...
... great story about Charlemagne’s siege of the Saracens here in 778 (if you have been following this blog closely then you know that the giant stones at Stonehenge are called Sarsens after these Islamic invaders of the early Middle Ages). The Saracen Muslim garrison was commanded by a general named Mirat. He was just about starved out by the Carolingian army when an eagle flying overhead dropped its prey, a large trout, into the castle. Mirat craftily offered it ...