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The Dordogne River Valley is filled with both natural and man made beauty. It is a mixture of rocky cliffs, stone fortresses and peaceful rivers. Danny and I spent a few days exploring the countryside as well as the town of Sarlat which is nestled amid forested hills and has some amazing pedestrian only ...
... from 11th century forward. Most of the early ones were "updated" in the 15th and16th centuries. I don't even want to think about the plumbing for them.
We had neighbors from Spain, Germany, Netherlands and France of course. Harry took this picture and I hadn't even had a sip of wine...ha. We search for a new local red wine every day. It IS hard work.
More to to the story soon. Be safe all.
... the picture in the lat blog og Bargate was actully Lee Seddon and his two boys, my mistook.
We are presently in Sarlet and on our way to Carccassone.
For tghose downunder we hope the bushfires re not intruding on youir lives.
Sse you all quite soon
Dave and Lona ...
We are enjoying this restful place and pace. A leisurely breakfast with strawberries the fruit. It's Wednesday and the village is waking. Market day tomorrow. We drove out in late morning to Beynac et Cazenac on the river ... it needed a thorough look. Well high above the town and port on the river is the fortified castle. There are serious walls, barbicans, a drawbridge, an outer and inner bailey and keep. Most is intact. Once home to ...
... evening the odd cyclist or walker goes by but otherwise things are quite, other than the hooting of the local owl; in the darkness lights from a few distinct cottages on the surrounding hillsides twinkle, and further above the stars also twinkle.
Then the weather breaks and rain clouds drift over. I pack my bags and get a lift from my friendly neighbours to the local station in Sarlat for the express train to Paris.