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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Swimming pool
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... to accompany our dinner - I can recommend the Bordeaux - it was very drinkable! The food was exquisite (I had a perfectly cooked steak with ratatouille as the accompaniment - perfecto!) and certainly not as expensive as good Perth restaurants, even with a good tip for cute Cyril! All in all, a memorable day for us all. I am sure Pat will remember this particular birthday for a long time - not too many of us get to spend our birthday at the best restaurant at the Monte Carlo ...
We've just about worked out the weather - the storm missed us last night but it is beautiful early in the day and later in the evening. In the middle of the day it's uncomfortably warm - mid to high 30's
Plan today was early start and go to La-Roque-Gageac and then on to Castelnaud..and maybe then on to Domme.
Slight delay to start as we needed to sort out a technology hitch in Melbourne with our home internet and we ...
... the right thing bringing me. We have one stop in a pub and they buy me a beer. Not long after we're back on the road closing in on my family. Finally where there, I've got a bit of a problem recognising the house they've done so much work on it. I thank the people that brought me here. My French isn't good enough to tell them how grateful I am. I'm greeted by my family. They're surprised to see me. That's it until I hit the road ...
... served an aperitif - melon gazpacho shot, olive tapenade and prawn risotto. Entree was a bacon and vegetable risotto with a foam - reminded me of Heston! Main was veal with a mushroom sauce and some lovely vegetables. Soft goats cheese with herbs and balsamic reduction. Dessert was panacotta with citrus sorbet and a coconut and cream tube Absolutely delicious Again the portions were a perfect size and the flavours ...
Batteries recharged after a good night sleep and ready to explore the Sarlat area. Off to seek out castles. There are heaps of medieval castles, chateaus and grottos within a 20kilos radias of Sarlat many of which date back to the 13th century. The first castle on the list was"Castelnaud" perched on the side of the mountain with unbelievable views of the countryside including the Dordogne River, cornfields and little hamlets doting the landscape. Then across the valley to ...