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La Cavalerie to Limoux 3rd August 2014

The first hour of today’s drive was very different. La Cavalerie sits on a plateau at around 800 to 900 meters and Limoux on the plains at 200 meters. The cloud layer was between 500 […]


La Cavalerie and Millau Viaduct 2nd August 2014

A typical French summers day today. NOT. Fortunately today was programmed as a rest day with not much on the sightseeing list which was just as well as we have had thunderstorms for most of […]


Riviere Sur Tarn to La Cavalerie 1st August 2014

Another drive along the Tarn River gorges today until we diverged to the Jonte River gorges before heading up Mont Aigoual which has views as far as the Mediterranean and in the other direction the […]


Le Beaulieu to Riviere sur Tarn 31st July 2014

After leaving the Massif Central we drove some 60 kms along the Tarn River which took most of the afternoon. It seems that most of he French population have chosen this area for the summer […]


The Cheese Route North-30th July 2014

Big day today. Mostly our stomachs. Belinda thought she had died and gone to heaven when we came across a fromagier that had 5 blue cheeses, all different and all verrry good. So we bought […]


The Cheese Route (South)

The morning started out with promising weather. As soon as we got on the road it closed in big time. Mid summer in the Massif Central is not supposed to be 12 degrees in the […]


Grand Vabre to Cros de Ronesque 28th July 2014

Today’s drive took us deep into the cheese region of Auvergne, France, passing through some more beautiful little villages. Our last stop before our Auberge(Inn) was a tiny village called Tournemire where we did the […]


Jugeals Nazareth to Grand Vabre 27th July 2014

Today’s drive was oh so scenic with abundant Chateaus and most of the day was spent following several rivers which given more time hours could have been spent canoeing or trout fishing or just vegetating. […]


Siorac en Perigord to Jugeals Nazareth 26th July 2014

After a foggy start to the day with a forecast of more thunderstorms we headed off to Beynac et Cazenac to have a look at a couple of Chateaus. Beynac Chateau was held by the […]