Locks, bridges and aqueducts linking the Atlantic to the Mediterranean a total of 240km (149 miles) This canal the amazing brain child and work of Pierre – Paul Riquet (a salt tax baren) was completed in 1681. It was the greatest engineering feat of its time and revolutionised local economies. It was the life bloodContinue reading “Day 17 France: Carcassonne”
Albi about an hour and a half from Cordes.
Domme was founded as a stronghold in 1281 by Philip the Bold following his campaign along the Dordogne River. This town was privileged enough to mint its own currency in 1307. It prospered during the 17th century and then declined which facilitated its preservation for us to appreciate today. Rocamadour Many… have no true appreciationContinue reading “Day 12 France: Domme a bastile/fortified medieval town. Rocamadour a medieval cliff top village. Day 13 Sabbath walk”
This city has a National Comic Strip Museum and hosts a comic festival every January. Bugzy with her shadow. We covered 150 miles/ approx. 250km today in autumnal sunshine. We are in the Dordogne tonight.
The village of Montsoreau. Souzay-Champigny Chateau-Musee de Saumur
A visit for Roy to Le Mans 24 hour race track and museum. Walking along the Loire on Sabbath Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days shalt thou labour and do all thy work: But the seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord thy God: in it thou shalt not doContinue reading “Day 5 and 6 From le Mans market tomatoes to Bess at le Mans 24 hour circuit and a Sabbath afternoon spent on the Loire River path.”