Le Domaine de Nouailles

RD 87 Les Nouailles, 24300 , Nontron, Aquitaine, 24300, France | Hotel
 

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Day 12 : Perigueux - Friday 4.7.14

A travel blog entry by whibj

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... by chocolate ice-cream - how to OD on chocolate! Guess what, Brad finished his and Jane could not as it was way too rich! We tried once before to explain the word rich in relation to food, without success. So in a town filled with foie gras etc maybe the term does not exist when describing food! This dessert was chocoholics heaven! The waiter was surprised Jane had left so much so he offered an alternative dessert but she said, "No thank ...

Day 11 : Perigueux - Thursday 3.6.14

A travel blog entry by whibj

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... too hot. We did see a number of interesting places including the Cathedral St Front which is part of the St James of Compostella Pilgrim Way. A church has been on this site since the 4th Century with parts of the current Abbey commenced in 976AD. It is named after Saint Front, the first bishop of Périgueux. It was added to and redesigned in the 19th Century and it is said that it was the basis for Sacré Coeur in Paris, with its ...

Day 10 : Perigueux - Wednesday 2.7.14

A travel blog entry by whibj

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... 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 ...

Day 9 : Perigueux - Tuesday 1.7.14.

A travel blog entry by whibj

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... village. This restaurant is the only business in the village and it has just 16 seats. There were just two tables of four tonight. The chef had worked in high end restaurants before deciding to start his own, with just himself in the kitchen and his wife out front. It is a delightful setting, a former forge, hence the name of La Vieille Forge. There were just two options at each of three of four courses and the set price menu was excellent value. However, ...

Down under

A travel blog entry by jo.kidd2

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... a cave which has been there for hundreds of thousands of years. We were taken on an electric train ride 1km into this cave which was of course pitch black. (No photos allowed unfortunately). The first known inhabitants where the bears, a model of which was in the museum. These bears hibernated over winter in some of the huge caverns within this cave and their 'nests' are still obvious today. I fact there are dozens of nests so I guess in the day the smell would have ...

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