Grand Hotel le Turenne
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Awesome medieval village clinging to the cliff side, a place of pilgrimage on the way to Santiago de Compostela. "Houses above the stream, churches above the houses, rocks above the churches and castle on the rock"' all this less than 25 minutes ...
... to Santiago. Fatima and Sylvain, Sylvain had walked the Camino once already but like myself this was Fatima's first time.
The area we are in now is called Le Lot and it is very very hilly. We spend most of our time either going up a hill or coming down one again. If I'm not rake thin by the time I'm through with this Camino then I'm going to be well miffed. Today was no exception, we walked up a hill, then along the top to the other side and then ...
... goo") felt the sweet embrace of warm air was when I ****** and the cold breeze whisked that away far too quickly. I shall have to eat plenty of beans and cheese tonight.
After we left our camping spot we found a lovely shelter with a picnic bench and table only 3 mins down the road. Damn! Oh well, c'est la vie. Onwards to Rocamadour!!!
I'd like to take a moment now to ramble about the ground, yes that's right, the one ...
... top of all my hiking gear, camping gear, wash kit, clothes, waterproofs, and various miscellaneous gear, I also had half the fridge in a carrier bag tied to the back of mypack. I felt like 'Penpen' the local donkey. "It's so we can have a really good meal for the first few nights" he had said. I'll happily admit that once we had stopped walking, setup camp and had a fire going it was really nice to tuck into all that food. However, during the first 15mins after ...
... and river. Here we took a 'Petit Train' ride which had an English voice over of the history of this pretty town...many wars, & much history involving the Templiers incarceration has past this picturesque area. Of course tourists everywhere (of which we are). This area is famous for its fois gras pate and canard (duck) cassoulet. Dinner was a pizza at the eatery set into the ramparts of the main entrance to Domme...and then home along the winding lanes to our b&b once ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking