Le Ranch des Lacs
Travel Blogs from Augne
... cove beaches of Algarve, the charm of old Lisbon, the history of the great discoveries, the olive tree fields of Alentejo and its hearty, coriander-flavored cuisine, the character of Evora its mixed heritage... Coming back to Spain only reinforced my former opinion, that it feels socially alive and closely-woven, with people being so warm ...
... it has reinstated the old ways and has displays insitu of life as it would have been in times long past. About 6pm we decided it was time to head back to Chateau Constant. Again another day ends with my feet sore and the mind & body saturated with history and the beauty of France. Tomorrow we drive Sarlat-la-Canéda, a commune in the Dordogne department in Aquitaine in the southwest of France. We are steadily making our way across the country ...
The morning broke with less fog – we could actually see the Dordogne River today.
We're off to the little ancient walled village of Domme today. This quaint town sits upon a large mountain with spectacular views. We started on the road from Beynac to Domme but needed to deviate off the chosen route as the usual road was closed due to road works. We took a punt and followed a narrow road hoping it would lead in the right ...
... 8211; our ancient post office accommodation is perched high up in the medieval laneways of Beynac overlooking the Dordogne River and below Chateaux du Beynac.
Next we headed out to visit the chateaux – another extremely steep walk to the top – it’s an incredibly well preserved castle and villages with awesome panoramic views.
On our return, Chris ventured out in the cold to collect some more wood – it was going to be a freezing night ...
... the last of our possessions and proceeded to meet Dot and Barrie in the lobby. After hugs and goodbyes with the staff, Dottie needed a tissue or two. We left the ship, then the gates of the port to be welcomed by a man holding up a "Chris Hocking" sign. He was our ride to the airport.
We boarded the easyJet flight to Bordeaux to meet my sister-in law Michele. The flight was jam packed – not a spare seat so no spreading out on this flight. ...
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