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... mousse, a carrot? maybe, purée and a timbale of finely diced mixed vegetables. This was unusual as vegetables are often not a feature in many restaurants. We had both chosen the chocolate dessert which, with hindsight, was perhaps not the best idea. It was sooooooooooo rich and chocolatey! It was a thin slice of a layered dessert with a chocolate sponge base, then a crunchy layer, then chocolate mousse and finally chocolate ganache! Plus it ...
... remind each other about staying to the right and looking out for others. Only once, yesterday, while travelling on a small deserted road, did Brad suddenly realise that he was on the left side of the road.
It was a sleep in morning for Brad. Jane was up early and used the time for a quiet, relaxing read. After breakfast we started a self guided walk through the old town of Perigueux, but we didn't get to complete it as ...
... although the weather is meant to be hot - low 30's.
Today we decided to drive to Oradour-Sur-Glane, just over two hours north of Perigueux. As you near the 'new town' in front of you, you notice the 'old town' to your right and the 'Centre de la mémoire d'Oradour' (memorial museum) to your left. Let us tell you about this informative and very moving day. On 10 June 1944 a German SS unit of men planned and executed the massacre of all ...
... we were warmly greeted. They are both from Dutch backgrounds but speak excellent English, so that was great. Sitting on the rear balcony, with some gentle rain on the rooftop, we enjoyed discussing a range of topics. It was interesting to note there was an owl on their neighbour's roof at 5:00pm in the afternoon. It was most relaxing and the conversation flowed easily. Soon it was time to head off for a 7:30pm booking at a favourite local restaurant in a ...
... world heritage sites. As we arrived in the town we were blown away by yet another amazing site of a huge outcrop of rock into which houses have been built. It was under this outcrop of rock that Neanderthal Man lived and hunted and cooked his food. The two museums in the town offered a real insight into the history of the place and the people and animals who roamed the landscape. After Les Eyzies..,,.. We moved up the road about 15kms to the Grotte de Rouffignac where ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed