Kyriad Brive La Gaillarde Centre
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... of tourists is probably a good thing. The fog has been so heavy in some places that we have been unable to see buildings just in front of our noses! Many of the villages and towns in this area are centred around a chateau, for example, St Julihac with its turret chateau, Coussac Bonnevale with its smaller chateau, and Pompadour with a chateau which is linked to horse studs, horse arenas and horse racing areas. Then there is ...
... Chateau and it had already closed down for the next 2 months - boo hoo. But it was a great building even from the outside. Steep path, wonky roofs, and colourful flowers in the cemetery next to the Chateau (France has just had a public holiday to celebrate the dead and all the cemeteries are covered in brightly coloured flowers). The towns in this area are set along the Dordogne River, and we crossed it from side to side to see the villages of ...
... were a few children out for Halloween, but the real tradition around this time is for people to visit their relative's graves and place flowers and say prayers, so the local cemetary had pots and pots of beautiful flowering chrysanthemums.
The next day, after a final walk to the river we left Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne and drove on a mix of large and small highways, some winding through small, very quiet villages, to our next destination, Saumur, on the bank of the Loire ...
In movies, cavemen are those big, hairy guys who live in caves and say Grrrr. Yeah, that creates an exciting movie but, it's not real. People never lived in caves. They were too dark, too deep, too wet, too cold and, if you built a fire, you'd smother! However, early people called troglodytes did live on cliffs in carved out little spaces called shelters. I went to one of these troglodyte villages called La Roque St. ...
... come. Look what we are doing! I have no right to whinge or be upset about a ****** apartment we are only sleeping in for 3 nights!! Look at all I have to be grateful for! I have had a few little episodes like this along the trip – it never takes me long to get my positive outlook back, and as Mikey keeps telling me, I still have the right to have not so good days. Nevertheless, I endeavour to make these as few as possible (on this trip and in life). A little self-reflection ...