Le sablier du temps
Travel Blogs from Argentat sur Dordogne
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 ...
3rd June 2014
Left our camp site early in the morning after a really cold night. The Hennessy Hammock, hereafter refered to as just 'the hammock', is really comfortable and it's nice to be off the floor where the creepy crawlies can't get me but the mossie net lets in a draft and the material underneath you is so thin it doesn't keep your bum warm even in your sleeping bag. The only time my poor little pi gu (that's bum in ...
... I thought my dad was over doing it a little bit and his compulsive nature to not be as wasteful as possible was going to kill me or at the very least send my feet into another frenzy and turn on me before we'd even reached our first stop. 30mins after setting off I was convinced that was the plan. Kill me off and then he could return to the comfort of his cottage with a nice glass of whiskey and watch some Big Bang Theory on the telly.
However, it got ...
... out for the week, and a couple from Australia on a 6 month tour of Europe. It was great touching base with them.
Tomorrow I plan to visit Amboise but knew it was too far to reach today (France is huge!), so I made my way to Laval and have stopped here for the night. In my effort to loose one weight this trip I have stopped for a pint and a burger, not sure where I read about this diet but it seems very nice!
... to change our socks. These were soaked
through because of all the fields we had walked through and the fact that
neither of us had been smart enough to buy waterproof hiking boots. Personally,
I blame the shop for not pointing it out to me when I made my purchase.
Anyway, we got our passports, 5 euros each, and were
informed of a much nicer hike back to La Cave which followed the river and
bypassed all the hills. Hooray, no more ...