L'Etang Des Reynats
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... mousse, a carrot? maybe, purée and a timbale of finely diced mixed vegetables. This was unusual as vegetables are often not a feature in many restaurants. We had both chosen the chocolate dessert which, with hindsight, was perhaps not the best idea. It was sooooooooooo rich and chocolatey! It was a thin slice of a layered dessert with a chocolate sponge base, then a crunchy layer, then chocolate mousse and finally chocolate ganache! Plus it ...
... design. There is a downloaded picture of the rooftop so you can see how it looks from on high!
We decided to wander the shaded narrow lane ways in the old town and look at all the shops. We found a lovely shop where we bought a few small presents. The lady serving us was delightful and we communicated well. We spoke more French than she did English. When she knew we were buying presents, she did a wonderful job of wrapping ...
... pulled in to provide maximum leeway!
The weather has been getting more temperate as we move north - still lovely and warm, but without the stifling humidity we had further south. It was 26 degrees when we arrived in the Saumur area. Our overnight stop is another France Passion site: and of course it is - what else - a winery! We arranged to have a tasting at about 3.00, and some 2.5 hours (and 11 varieties) later, we came away with 32 bottles between us to stock up for the week(s?) ...
... this town. 642 men, women and children were killed on this day in horrific circumstances. 5 people escaped this massacre. After killing everyone they looted buildings before setting fire to everything. Very few bodies could be identified. It was decided to leave this town as a lasting memorial to all those that died here and for others who had also been massacred in other places. Eventually a new town was built a short distance away but it took until the ...
... included a huge gallery of Stone Age tools, weapons and jewellery, and bones, skeletons and lifesize reconstructions of some of the animals that once roamed the valley but are now extinct, including bison, mammoth, woolly rhinoceros, giant deer and enormous cave bears.
Our motorhome clocked over 2000 miles after lunch as we moved further north, this time to the Grotte de Rouffignac. An electric train took us into ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsL'Etang Des Reynats Chancelade
Lovely little park around the lake.
Comfortable hôtel, pleasant staff, restaurant on a terrace overlooking the lake - perfect !
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