Travel Blogs from Albi
... John’s bush skills keep us in the right
direction. Ramo found great parks at
both Lodeve and Lunas. On the next day,
Lyn and I walked the high country (at about 900m) and found our first sprinkles
of rain …. almost snow at that altitude!
The downhill track into St Gervais sur Mare was a killer. St Jacques always seems to throw in a steep, shale-littered couple of kilometres before ...
Our last few days in Najac.
Our final dinner at L'hotel du Barry, excellent as always.
Our farewells to madames in the PO, the epicure and the pastisserie, Stefan our neighbour.
All very organised and proper.
On our last evening, met Tim and Charlotte (UK expats), who live in another village about 20 min away, for a ...
... controlling the water flow. Pont Valentre is the most famous bridge and is magnificent. We walked across and took the trail up the other side of the hill for a view over the city.
It would appear that all trails, as a prerequisite for construction, need to go straight up the hill or mountain! Anyway, the view was worth the climb, and we sat and enjoyed the sunshine whilst locating the various sites in the city.
Cahors is another medieveal city with tiny alleyways and ...
... to remind Ron and myself of this moment at every opportunity!
This is really Rons story, but as we were part of it.........
Ron had bought a car in BSM, and subsequently left the area. Due to french regulations, he needed to change the address where the car was registered. Fortunately his friends Helen and John will be in France all this year so they were able to use their address.
He had researched and prepared all the documents ready ...
... has massive arches at its base which form part of the town square and the entrance to the cathedral. The River Aveyron runs past the town, with cafes and walkways along the river embankments. To date, we've always looked to sit in the sun, though once summer comes, all the trees will be a blessing.
Between TT being contrary and us exploring, we've driven over every higway and byway in the local area. A voyage of discovery indeed.