Hotel Restaurant Charbonnel

Brantome, Aquitaine, 24310 , France | Hotel
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Day 12 : Perigueux - Friday 4.7.14

A travel blog entry by whibj

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... horses and ibex, and all of the drawings are in black dating back some 13,000 years. There is also a 'Grand Ceiling' with over 60 animals drawn on the cave top. It was most spectacular to see.

The Rouffignac caves have the most extensive cave system of the Périgord region with more than 8 kilometers of underground passage ways. Apart from a small brook running along the deepest gallery, most of the network of caves is totally fossilised. ...

Day 11 : Perigueux - Thursday 3.6.14

A travel blog entry by whibj

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... too hot. We did see a number of interesting places including the Cathedral St Front which is part of the St James of Compostella Pilgrim Way. A church has been on this site since the 4th Century with parts of the current Abbey commenced in 976AD. It is named after Saint Front, the first bishop of Périgueux. It was added to and redesigned in the 19th Century and it is said that it was the basis for Sacré Coeur in Paris, with its ...

Day 10 : Perigueux - Wednesday 2.7.14

A travel blog entry by whibj

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... this town. 642 men, women and children were killed on this day in horrific circumstances. 5 people escaped this massacre. After killing everyone they looted buildings before setting fire to everything. Very few bodies could be identified. It was decided to leave this town as a lasting memorial to all those that died here and for others who had also been massacred in other places. Eventually a new town was built a short distance away but it took until the ...

Day 9 : Perigueux - Tuesday 1.7.14.

A travel blog entry by whibj

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... which is part of the pilgrim route to the Cathedral of Santiago , El Camino de Santiago - St James' Way. It was interesting to note the very modern stained glass windows as well as Stations of the Cross around the church. It was a quiet little town with a well-known restaurant where you can have a four course truffle related/infused meal for €110 per person - what pity were already out for dinner!

Following directions from Mme GPS we ...

Down under

A travel blog entry by jo.kidd2

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... 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 ...

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