Chateau des Vigiers
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- Tennis Court
- Shuttle bus service
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... dodgy roof without harnesses. Scary. They did stop work long enough to put on sun cream - standing up there on the roof :-)
All that aside we then met Valerie and tasted her cheeses and meats. The whole experience was great and, as Sandy noted, the cheese platter we had for lunch was not big chunks on a plate, but a number of different cheeses sliced for us. Some cheeses were local, some were from as far away ...
... be cutting it pretty fine, which is not helped by the fact that we don’t get away till 9.15am, later than normal. We hot-foot it up via the main roads, passing fairly close to Issigeac. Look for a public phone on the way to delay our reservation without luck. Make it to Perigueux at 10.45am, nearly an hour after passing near Issigeac. Decide going to Perigueux today wasn’t such a good idea! We get a pretty good look at the Cathedrale Saint-Front, which ...
... doesn't ring true. One interesting feature of the town was unusual doors with lifelike coloured wood carvings on them.
From here we head down the Lot towards the unfortunately named Castelmoron-sur-Lot (population 1,750) looking for some genuine canal locks, and possibly a spot of lunch. We don't see a lot of hope for the second, but there is a sign to the port, and we head this way. We can see a large structure on the river so take a side street towards it, but ...
We run through the intricacies of burglar alarms, Wi-fi, TV channels, pool covers, which plants need watering, telephones etc then settle in to sort out our gear, take photos of the surroundings, which look a lot more picturesque than we imagined from looking at Google Earth, and wait to go to out for the evening meal with John and Branka, taking two vehicles again.
The restaurant is called Le Vieux Porche (not a car), in the village of ...
... then took us on a walking tour of St. Emilion before our trip back to our hotel where the group dined on Steak made to our own specifications! We dined with Janet and Cathy and the couple from Tyland and the couple from New Zealand this time. Cathy gave us some decongestants which will hopefully help us sleep a little more comfortable. The people on this tour are extremely sweet and accommodating.