Les Jardins de Brantome
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... who purports to offer cut price car hire via all the usual suspects EuropeCar, Alamo etc etc. But as we approached the reception desk I felt my back pocket and that sense of ‘well being’ evaporated to be replaced with the depths of despair as I realised my wallet was gone, my eagerness to get away from the hassles of the security shena****ns clearly I had not put it back into my pocket properly. So off to the back of the queue and after a few frantic calls we ...
We arrived in Périgueux in the late afternoon and took a taxi into the old town. This was my 2nd time in Périgueux as I was once there in 2002 with my son Robert. It is a lovely town and we had a great dinner in the Place de Marché aux Bois.
The Cathedral is an interesting architecture with perhaps some eastern ...
... of the manor.
The town of Brantome sits on an island, encircled by the River Dronne - it is sometimes described as the Venice of France. I think someone got carried away with that description! A 9th century Benedictine abbey is one of the key attractions, but it is not your run of the mill abbey - it is a troglodyte site, that is part of the church is a cave with a 15th century carved relief. But we discovered that there were even more impressive sites ...
Leisurely start to the day. Took Jenny to Angouleme station and then returned to cottage. Pottered about and packed. Set off to Riberac to collect bike. Had dinner at Cafe des Colonnes. Return trip - pedestrians 3 abreast, downhill from that point. Major discussion re Barcelona. Very ...
It's dry if a bit cool and the Raven flies along in decent order. The roads are quite empty to start with but then get a lot busier at the start of the afternoon. Guy decides to leave the peage and get to Riberac via the national roads. His memory is, of course, not at all accurate and he doesn't find anywhere that fits his rosy image of the place! So he heads out of Riberac on the Periguex road until he discovers a nice old chateau ...