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... of the history, making and use of various items such as armor and the trebuchet are playing with English subtitles. It is all very interesting to learn that the architecture of a castle was driven by the latest weapons it needed to defend against. Knights wore chain mail in the 11 and 12th centuries but went to full suits of armor a shock weapons such as the Mace came into use. It took 1 week to polish a full suit of armor ...
... is Grotte de Font-de-Gaume. This cave is known as one of the finest Paleolithic sanctuaries in the world that is still open to the public. Only 52 people per day are allowed in. It contains over 200 engraved or painted representations, many in color, of bison, horses, reindeer and mammoths which proves mammoths and people were living at the same time. There is a fairly steep climb of about a quarter mile to the cave entrance. ...
... we are becoming homebodies in the evening. We just don’t enjoy driving at night and our place is cozy for a glass of wine on the patio and a simple meal. I can’t say I really cook, just warm up things but it’s good enough. We will focus on the food as we move along and stay in towns where it is quick and easy to get to a restaurant. I want to try the fois gras but for now we will enjoy the occasional lunch ...
... noticed the canal with tow path and with what I had read I realised that in fact on Monday when we recommence walking we would Indeed be walking the same journey we had now travelled twice... So I say, three times lucky.. We arrived in tiny Moissac and after much lugging of heavy back packs and bags up and over the railway tracks ... We found our hotel..which fortunately is very nice and a modern refurbishment of a very old ...
... and there seems to be a lot of excitement around the fois gras or goose liver pate. Sunrise is around 8 am and sunset is 7:30. Life starts slowly as we wake with the sun and drink coffee or tea to take off the chill.
Wednesdays and Saturdays are Market days in Sarlat, the nearest town to where we are staying. It is a medieval town of 9,000 that developed around a large Benedictine Abbey. Somehow modern history passed ...