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... fuel pumps, car wash, recycle bins, charity bins, vans for hire, and the facility we were after, washing machines. There was a small and large washing machine and a dryer, housed in something like a bus shelter!
Back in town we had another lovely walk by the river, thinking how fortunate we were to see such a beautiful place, as we gazed at the trees reflected in the water. That night we had a delicious dinner at Les Flots Bleus.
The next day we again revisited ...
... s an enormous cliff and if you saw it, you'd think nothing of it. This cliff has been lived on for 55,000 years by the Neanderthals and the Cro Mangons but it was busiest in the Middle Ages when people actually built houses on it! There was a church, a butchery and a smoke house! During Viking raids, villagers would use winches to haul their animals (who would pasture down below) up, pull up their ladders and get ready to defend! ...
... the Wars of Religion it was Protestant. By the French Revolution in 1789 is was already a ruin. It 1966 it was listed as a Historic Building by its present owners who have been working to restore it ever since.
Now the castle contains a museum of medieval warfare featuring an extensive collection of armor, daggers, swords, crossbows, lances, and cannons. There are reconstructions of trebuchets and siege ...
... leads archeologists to believe they were intelligent capable people living in a primitive time. Some of the earliest humans moved north from Africa to Europe and ended up on France. The “Madeleine” people lived here at the end of the ice age around 17,000 years ago (BP). For some unknown reason they went deep into natural caves to paint and carve pictures into the rock. There is no evidence they ever lived that deep ...
... a rather interesting drive on tiny back roads through the heavy forest!), where an electric train chugs you 10 km underground to the "Cave of 100 Mammoths". Apparently, as well as seeing dozens of painted pachyderms enroute, a freize of 10 mammoths in procession adorns one wall, one of the largest cave paintings ever discovered, and there are also scratches and ...