Le Ranch des Lacs
Travel Blogs from Augne
... see for miles and miles with a 180 degree panorama.
After an hour of wandering, we continued our sightseeing drive towards Sarlat where we drove down the main street. Being Sunday, the town was deserted where yesterday the market had seen crowded streets. We stopped off for a coffee and something to eat at one of very few open cafes while Chris inspected a hotel that they book regularly through his work. I ordered a cappuccino and ...
... offered to cook us a three course French meal for dinner so we happily shopped for local mushrooms, fattened duck breasts, enormous garlic bulbs, wine, homemade pate and of course cheese . We also purchased a dessert of light and fluffy choux pastry cake with crème Chantilly and toffee.
Then back in the truck and off to our gorgeous home where we enjoyed a lunch of baguettes with local cheeses and homemade pates.
Beynac really is breathtaking and ...
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We collected our huge nine-seater Mercedes Vito van and took to the streets. A very nervous Chris took to driving on the other side of the road for the first time. I was in Michele’s car while Chris and the others followed – Michele was to show the way to Beynac. It was cold, raining and blowing a gale – not the ideal driving conditions. We drove on the tollway to save time as it would be well after dark by the time ...
Back again for a second visit on the hunt for figs, walnuts and chestnuts. Loads of huge chestnuts but the figs and walnuts not ripe yet, shame as we have to move on! Excellent place alongside the Dordogne for walking and running but the Aire is a little scruffy with building work nearby and untidy ground, still very busy though. Some rain this morning but overall warmer and dryer as we move slowly south, Cahors later ...
... of Sartre and of course philosopher and the railway line is marked at intervals with excerpts of her writing, somewhat depressing in focus but elegantly displayed. Super French Aire de Stationment again this time with electricity for our motorhome. Off to Souillac today on the look out for figs and walnuts on the river edge, the ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services