Les Vieilles Tours
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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What a day. 2 hours drive around all the twists and bends on often scarily narrow roads. Poor Lindy was driving so she was over it by the time we arrived at Gouffre de Padirac. There's nothing much there except these amazing old caves discovered by Alfred Edward Martel in 1889. You have to walk way (way) down until you get to an underground river where a little boat takes you through to the other side. 300 steps up so you can view ...
... Bought a ceramic salt and pepper pot from this amazing ceramic shop. Had a dispute over which was the way down with Sue so we went our separate ways. Needless to say she was already at the bottom of the hill when I arrived about 30 mins later nearly dying of sun stroke! I may have got somewhat lost ...
Arrived here after a very long and hot journey, needless to say first job was getting in the pool. Found a baby bird which had dropped out of its nest so put it on a ledge where it's mother could find it. Thankfully our pitch is in the shade, it's soooo hot ...
... After some walking and a few hitches, I make it into Autillac. I buy a hammock, compass, lightweight cutlery and inflatable pillow in the Decathlon. I start walking toward Maurs. Then all of a sudden a truck stops offering me a lift. I'm more than happy to take his offer. We have really hard time communicating and that seems to upset the driver. I get out just before Maurs. I walk to a campsite in Maurs and call it a ...
... to the Notre Dame and this can only be accessed by 216 steps, of which the pilgrims often climb by their knees. We tried doing, but did not succeed and climbed the rest of the way on foot. There is a list of Saints and political leaders that have made the climb on their knees and it included St Anthony in 1226, Pope Jean XXII in 1320 and King Louis XI of France who did it twice in 1443 and 1446.
We were all amazed by the beauty of this town and ...