Mercure Perigueux Centre
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... chocolate...quelle choixe!
The chateau was very interesting to visit, with museum displays of furniture, paintings, kitchenware, library, wine cellar, etc set up in the rooms just as they were when built by the D'Aydie family in 1550. Chateau Monbazillac managed to come unscathed through the Wars of Religion (interestingly, it was a ...
Very near the area we are staying in Eymet is the famed Vezere Valley, world-famous for its prehistoric sites, particularly the collection of cave paintings, the highest concentration of Stone Age art found in Europe. The limestone cliffs and caves provided shelter for Cro-Magnon people, an entirely separate species from the Neanderthal, that actually co-existed in ...
... a Bergerac grape (English translation could be chosen!) and a detailed timeline of the wine industry from early times to now helped educate us, and the lovely gal serving tastings of various Bergerac wines completed the edification! We were thus able to roll home to our afternoon 'somme' much more enlightened, making it easier for us to settle in for the snooze!
Friday is a travel day. We've booked a bus ticket to Stansted Airport for our flight to Bergerac on Ryan Air. We leave lots of time to get to the bus but with the normal challenges arrive just a the bus does. Good thing we weren't any latter. The buses don't wait for anyone!
Ryan Air is the cheap airline that flies all over Europe. It turns out ...
... slaughtered by the Germans. They then burned the village and buried the bodies in a mass grave. The village has been kept exactly as it was after the Germans left it. It was very sobering to see. You can see the marks in the wall where the bullets hit. There is a memorial in the village graveyard to commemorate this event.
We left there, very sad, and let our views of the countryside lighten ...