Chateau des Vigiers
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... decked out with so many music and movie options to listen and watch in the lounge upstairs, old beams, stone walls nice place to chill out. Accommodation & food supplied in exchange for 4hrs work per day for five days. Two days off per week. Well, as usual the fencing project was more than 20hrs ( 24hrs and not quite fully completed). Fence 120 posts with netting.
No days off and with time running out on the journey ...
... with art and craft shops as well as many specialist foodie shops stocking everything from Perigord truffles, magnificent summer fruits, duck products and delicious mushrooms. We had to restain ourselves at the weekly market!! This week was also very special as we spent 3 fabulous days with Natalie & Doug, canoeing on the Dordogne River past chateaus and clifftop villages, touring ...
... for them, Mel is into cooking Asian food so first night up an Indian curry - delicious. Next night we go to a local French village to eat out, what a great atmosphere, there is music playing, lots of food caravans, we decide of local pork and pomme de terre (potatoes), with crackling!! Not health food but is was really nice with a pepper, wine sauce - Oh the french know how to make sauce. It was a great ...
After waking up late, it was sooooo quiet, no small children screaming n shouting to wake us! After Andy making us some lovely Omelettes for brunch and several cups of tea we set of to see what the village of Duras was like, we wandered through the village which seemed deserted ( like most villages in France) and into the centre where there was a pretty little centre with bars and cafés dotted around. We walked past a couple with a young girl, she looked, I looked, it was one ...
... to try a bit of everything. Oysters, escargots, fresh crusty bread. The diet has gone to hell in a hand basket but I don't care. Our plans were to take Penny's car on Friday and drive about 7 hours to Antibes but we decided to take a plane from Bordeaux to Marsailes and rent a car to Antibes and save some driving time. After much frustration with the Ryan air website we eventually got booked ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service