Logis Le Belvedere
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Sat 15th: Left Lyons taking 4 hours to get to Rocamadour. Strolled down to look around the old village of Rocamadour – a beautiful sight, perched on the side of a cliff. Drove 8 kms to Gramat for dinner, ending up in a classy, sadly expensive place with food nowhere near as good as what we had had at Lyon the …
... 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 ...
... a super place with hard standing, decent views in the centre of the village next to the church. Electricity, sunshine and free early morning call from the church bells, what more could one want? En route to the Pyrenees now in the sun and the low 20C ...
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. ...
... of the history, making and use of various items such as armor and the trebuchet are playing with English subtitles. It is all very interesting to learn that the architecture of a castle was driven by the latest weapons it needed to defend against. Knights wore chain mail in the 11 and 12th centuries but went to full suits of armor a shock weapons such as the Mace came into use. It took 1 week to polish a full suit of armor ...