Hotel Le Lion d'Or
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... been to at least have someone on the desk, and the room is usually available earlier. However when we finally checked in we couldn't complain because Juliette, one of the owners, spoke excellent English and was very welcoming. The hotel was decorated in a very contemporary style, to the extent I was concerned that our room might be like something from an Austin Power's movie!
Our room was up a set of wide, gently spiralling steps, from the 14th century, and along ...
... 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. ...
... the town and promenade and eat our picnic overlooking the valley.
Stop #4 is at La Roque Gageac a pretty little town with only one street along the river. There are steep walking paths up to a second level and tropical plants grow along the warm limestone cliffs. During the rainy season this town always floods so the street level rooms are garages, shops and patios that can be easily emptied. We find a small café and try ...
When I was growing up it was commonly believed that "Cavemen" were not far removed from animals and really didn't show up on the evolutionary scale until about 10,000 BC. It is now believed that prehistoric Cro-Magnon people were very much like modern people. Their brains were the same size as ours and there is evidence of jewelry making, decorative carving and stone tools. They lived in societies, hunted and buried their dead. All ...