Le Chene Vert
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We called in at the TO and she told us the overnight temperature could be minus 4 deg. The MH Aire is in a hollow with a very ,very steep road out. it had been salted, but we were afraid that if it snowed or froze overnight, as it was in the shade, it could be hours before we could get out.. So although it was getting late we ...
... took the back roads following the The Lot and Le Vers rivers into the hills arriving at Collonges la Rouge about 2hrs later. It was a very nice drive with us passing through many small villages with roads so narrow that only one car could pass through at any one time. Not only were the streets in the towns narrow but we also came across a bridge that was nearly 100m long and again only one lane wide, fortunately we did not pass ...
... were told by the locals that during the summer the town is packed shoulder to shoulder with tourists and this would certainly take away from the 'special' feeling the town has.
On our way back to Montpezat-de-Quercy we stopped by the little village of Assier and visited the ruins and one remaining wing of Chateau d'Assier. The Chateau made a nice change to usual Church visits and Kate was very happy that we were finally going to another Castle. ...
... town hugging the side of cliffs.
Not a lot to do there in winter when everything is shut. Just a stroll around and a play on the playground.
Around the Dordogne province we drove through many quaint, quiet, little villages hugging the river.
The visit to La Roque Saint Christopher was fun - again we were the only ones there.
The kids enjoyed imagining life, in this old city in the ...
... They collected tin tin cars and just speak a different language.
So today we went to a cliff city.
It was built into a mountain. There was only 1 way in so if someone attacked everybody would guard there and they would be safe.
There was catapults and churches and basically everything you need to survive except they had to go down to harvest crops for food. It was really cool.
Secretly Jordan and I climbed up some ...