Travel Blogs from Issoire
Again not much to report today, spent the day travelling between Clermont Ferrand and a little village called Luguillac De Cercles, it's about 100 kilometres East of Bordeaux.
I have some friends who live there, I'll be staying here for 3 days.
On the way I popped into limoge to look at the cathedral, it's very ...
... bit noisy....So much so the Police got called, they were all very nice chaps so they escorted us back to our hotel, which was very good of them considering they were busy looking for someone with a gun....And when we got up in the morning to leave town they were there to escort us out. How about that for service...
So that's it really, just a pleasant day on the road...
... Chateau de Chambord would have to be one of the most recognisable chateaux because of it's distinct Renaissance architecture. It was built by King Francois I in 1520-1548 as a hunting lodge but was never finished. Suggestions have it that it was designed by Leonardo Da Vinci. When you first see the castle as you approach you're just dumbstruck by it's beauty and size. The roof looks like the skyline of an entire town. The inside is rather sparsely furnished, but it ...
... ride. And it was. Much of it is through a narrow mountain gorge along a rushing stream that gets bigger and bigger as we head over the peak and down hill and down stream toward the end of the ride. Along the way there are some pretty viaducts also, but I wasn't able to get good pictures of them when I was ON them, as usual. But all in all, it was worth planning to do it.
... clouds reveal the hat, the crater
and the meteorological station rapidly.
Then we note although the conical shape and decapitated volcano, where , thousands of years the green grass grows.
This is what I do for visiting and more, through many ecosystems, environments and lights. We cant see The Dome immetiately but after you can discover it with magic and enchantment : sensations guaranteed !
I have a thought for the volcanoes of New Zealand, ...
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Other places to stay in Issoire
Rue Robert Schumann, Issoire | 3 star hotelfrom $50
Rue Jean Monnet, Issoire | Hotelfrom $56
18 Avenue John Kennedy, Issoire | 3 star hotelfrom $96
Rue du Dr Bienfait, Issoire | 2 star hotelfrom $68
Rue Jean Bigot, Issoire | 2 star hotelfrom $65