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Travel Blogs from Limoges
We made it home after this tour of the Iberian peninsula, that turned out to be a little bit more than Portugal. This was my first time in Portugal, and a few things come to mind when I look back on it: relaxed, humble, low-key, almost mellow people (especially on the road), white houses, very good English spoken, strong wine, delicious fresh ...
... everyone else was, so I took a few of the things that had most meaning.
Obviously the Church had the biggest impression on everyone.
One of the things that resonated with me were the sewing machines, mostly Singer's. There was one left in almost every house, a sign of the family lives lived by these ordinary wives and mothers.
... in the Office de Tourism building of Suzanne Valedon, a famous painter born in this town. She posed for artists like Degas & Renior, & Toulouse-Lautrec even gave her painting lessons. She had had a very bohemian life and her own paintings are now much in demand. We toured the town, up & down the lanes, following the path marked on the streets with round porcelain markers. One spot of interest were the Murets de peirres seches, rock ...
must of been there. Hardest being seeing the cemetary/memorial, where
entire families were wiped out. Still no reason why this
happened...absolutely shocking, and still such things go on today.
After quite a depressing morning we travelled onto Limoges where we
finally sorted our Gas and onwards to our campsite for the ...
... little more in the way. Dan fixed some electrical
problems (yay!) and cleaning up outside, and I spent most of the time
inside cleaning, whilst we both worked on clearing, painting a room
for storage. Unfortunately I fell ill om the Wednesday, don't know
what it was but through Dr Google I would assume it was a Sinus
Infection or tonsillitis (Terrible throat, very painful head and
earache, and very exhausted and ...