Category Archives: France October 2021
Day 12 France: Domme a bastile/fortified medieval town. Rocamadour a medieval cliff top village. Day 13 Sabbath walk
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”
Day 11 in France. Sarlat la Caneda : A city that cares about women.
Day 10 in France:Le Bugue on the river Vezere
Day 9 in France: Angouleme.
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.
Day 8 Chateaux de Montreuil-Bellay
Day 7 of being in France. From Montsoreau to Souzay-Champigny and the Castle at Saumur. Cycling most of the time.
The village of Montsoreau. Souzay-Champigny Chateau-Musee de Saumur
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.
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.”
Day 4 Bagnoles de l’orne (Wed evening) and Le Mans (Thursday afternoon)
Let us draw near to God with a sincere heart and with the full assurance that faith brings. Hebrews 10:22 It was late afternoon when we arrived in Bagnoles. We decided to take a walk to find the hot water pools. It turned out to be more difficult than we thought but we saw someContinue reading “Day 4 Bagnoles de l’orne (Wed evening) and Le Mans (Thursday afternoon)”
Day 3 Bouille -impressionists delight and a cycle along the Seine towards Rouen
Commit everything you do to the Lord. Trust Him, and He will help you. Psalm 37 : 5 Seek not to understand that you may believe, but believe that you may understand. St. Augustine.
Day 2 Lyons la Foret
Be he kind one to another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you. Ephesians 4:32 Chroniclers of the time say that Henry Ist of England who became Duke of Normandy died of indigestion in Lyons’ Castle. He had apparently eaten lamprey, an ancient extant lineage of jawless fish, fromContinue reading “Day 2 Lyons la Foret”
Day 1 From England to France with window shopping in Dieppe and a quiet moment.
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God… And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, ( and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth. John 1:1,14 It is one of thoseContinue reading “Day 1 From England to France with window shopping in Dieppe and a quiet moment.”