Le Moulin du Roc
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... the side. Others are drawn with a black colour. (Can't remember what was used for these drawings). It was a very interesting tour and we have never seen anything like this before. Fortunately for Brad, he did not feel claustrophobic, and he was able to enjoy the tour. It was very cold in the caves.
They believe that the 250+ drawings date from 140 centuries ago according to scientific verification. There are drawings of woolly ...
... afternoon we returned to our apartment for a little more leisure time. We spent some time researching what we would do on our last full day in Perigueux tomorrow. Jane also spent a little more time reading. Our apartment has metal exterior shutters and these have kept inside pleasantly cool.
While on our walk we checked out a restaurant for dinner that had been recommended to us and which had very good reviews on TA, but ...
... Room 4, National Recognition of the martyred village; Room 5, Peace messages. We spent about 2 hours here. It was so terrible and so sad, but very well presented. After visiting the museum, we walked a short distance to the 'old town' which has been left as it was after all the killings and fires. We spent about 30 minutes walking around the ruins of this town. We didn't go down every street. We can't believe that more people don't know about this place. ...
... de Thé, a children's store and a restaurant were the only shops open. The boulangerie owner was delightful and most helpful in explaining his products. We tasted a delicious cake, Canele, which was impregnated with rum! After lunch we did venture into the children's boutique and had fun selecting and then making a purchase. This owner commented, mainly in French, that she had had a large number of Australians in her shop recently.
Our next stop was ...
... a cave which has been there for hundreds of thousands of years. We were taken on an electric train ride 1km into this cave which was of course pitch black. (No photos allowed unfortunately). The first known inhabitants where the bears, a model of which was in the museum. These bears hibernated over winter in some of the huge caverns within this cave and their 'nests' are still obvious today. I fact there are dozens of nests so I guess in the day the smell would have ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed