Le Lac des Graves

Jaulhac, Aurillac, Auvergne, 15590, France | Lodge
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Travel Blogs from Aurillac

Sunday village market

A travel blog entry by barry.mcdonald.

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... was on a blocked off Main Street with many stalls and a mass of locals in coats an scarves circulating. Shopping, talking with neighbours in the street, occupying tables out the front of cafes with family and friends with beer, coffees and the ever present cigarettes. There were great fromagerie stalls that drew us.

Eventually we sat and had water and watched. We had bought veg and other stuff for dinner and lunch. The return was smooth driving and the land ...

A day off has been declared

A travel blog entry by barry.mcdonald.

... out for) ... not bad. I lay on the couch talking with one or both of the hosts, reading, sketching, writing and looking out the window into the valley of mists and rain. Having a day off.

The loungeroom has a painting on the wall, just finished, of the green man. It's an image I've researched and thought about in Oz. So fitting it's here. As a potter Sally did restoration work on historic buildings in England ... gargoyles, green men ... The ...

Down but not conquered.

A travel blog entry by barry.mcdonald.

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... out in the main street ... is anyone there? When we did stop, lunch was over and finished.

This area seems that bit more remote, that bit more 'in the mountains', less pasture, more forest. There are established farms high on the hills to catch the sun with terraced market gardens. We drove back to Conques and bought fruit and stuff. We went up to the village and hunted for ...

Moving on to Conques

A travel blog entry by barry.mcdonald.

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... trail map for 1500 years and was originally walled, perched on the side of a steep valley. Great views ... amazing achievements. We walk up through the town, which is beginning to close down after summer boom time. There are amazing shapes to fit the location. Steep stairs everywhere. We walk to the top of the town and then through it to the other end to a tall, narrow chapel to Mary. The Mary cult was big in this area in ...

Le retour de la crevette

A travel blog entry by beoms

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... his partner and their 3 month-old daughter. So I had a quick training on 'how to take care of a baby' feeding, part 1 - the bottle. I managed that bit well (I think). Didn't try to change any nappies.
When we were not babysitting, we walked around the center town (few times), we also went up the Puy Mary. All the mountains you can see are in reality ancient volcano and ...

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