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Just arrived in our new campsite. Passed a lovely chateaux on the way and called in Bourganeuf for some lunch. Not up to much now so may well order fish and chips made on site for dinner this evening. Very quiet here run by nice English couple. There are chickens here and a blackbird that insists on sunbathing these ...
Made our way to Limousin to visit Janet and Ken who live in the most amazing house. We were treated to lunch and then a lovely BBQ in the garden in the evening. How lovely to sleep in a bed too with en suite! Was really nice to catch up and see how they are ...
... after the war, but French president Charles de Gaulle ordered the original maintained as a permanent memorial and museum. After the war, General Charles de Gaulle decided the village should never be rebuilt, but would remain a memorial to the cruelty of the Nazi occupation.
The new village of Oradour-sur-Glane (population 2,188 in 2006), northwest of the site of ...
... had to listen as their husbands and fathers were murdered. They shot many of the men in the legs first to prolong their deaths and then tipped petrol onto them and set them alight. When they had finished with the men they took a large number of smoke bombs, set them by the church and ignited them setting the church on fire. As you step into this church your imagination takes over. Imagine not being able to protect your children or yourself and knowing you were going ...
Day 32 –
So, I totally invited myself to walk with the two Dutch men,
who agreed to take me along, warning me that they walk quickly and far. I proudly
said, “Don’t worry, I walk quickly too!” I have now changed my mind. They walk
quickly, and I do not. It was a real challenge keeping up with them. It’s like
running while still walking. It was also very hot today, and it was a real
challenge keeping up ...