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  • Day66

    spezielle fahrt

    September 27, 2019 in France ⋅ ⛅ 17 °C

    als wir über die brücke zurück zur route canal du midi gefahren sind, haben wir das fahrrad gesehen, welches wohl schon länger nicht mehr gebraucht wurde. für einen kurzen moment sind wir parallel zur hauptstrasse gefahren und auf einmal waren zwei hunde (einer schwarz, einer weiss) mitten auf der hauptstrasse. ein autofahrer hupte noch und alle konzentrierten sich auf den weissen hund. eine autofahrerin ist dann vor niks augen direkt in den schwarzen hund gefahren. dieser hat es ca. 30 meter weit weg gespickt; es war ein junger ca. 30 kg schwerer hund. leider war für ihn jegliche hilfe zu spät. die autofahrerin war völlig unter schock und die kinder ziemlich durcheinander. abgesehen von nik, der das ganze direkt verfolgt hat und nicht eingreifen konnte. die restlichen kilometer waren fast wie in einem herbst-bilderbuch. die platanenallee waren heute besonders farbig nach diesem schock. da in dieser etappe die campingplätze sehr rar sind, hatten wir heute eine etappe von 60 km. die kinder waren stolz über eine solch lange distanz.Read more

  • Day1

    Gavaudon first day

    October 20, 2018 in France ⋅ ☁️ 15 °C

    We are staying in a small, privately owned resort with just 3 of the units given over to RCI. The owner had a meet and greet this morning with a glass of Rose wine to sweeten the deal. He spoke in 2 of his languages to give us details of the surrounding area. What a wealth of information!
    We decided to go and see some Bastides today. It means "new town" but from the 13th century. Monpazier is a beautiful walled medieval town. It is the end of the season here and some shops were closed, but the kind folks at a small cafe made us a late lunch of scrambled eggs and apple cake for dessert. It was 23 degrees and so nice to sit in the sun in the town square and enjoy our lunch. The church was very pretty and we broused the shops but kept our visa cards tucked away. We drove to a second Bastide about a half hour away, called Monflanquin, very different as it sat high on a hilltop. Got a bit of exercise climbing the hill. The views from the city walls were breathtaking. Life is good!!!.
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    Mary Lynne Simpson

    Wow.....very inviting. Enjoy

    Judy Charette

    So very happy to be able to follow along on your adventures. BTW, your card arrived & I LOVE it!

    Lorna Watson

    Happy to follow along! Looks lovely! Enjoy!

  • Day164

    Bordeaux-sunshine & wine

    February 14, 2017 in France ⋅ ⛅ 15 °C

    Left Toulouse behind early this afternoon and headed by bus to Bordeaux. Can't say I was too fond of Toulouse. I have noticed that there are very few hostels in France and so it looks like most of my accomodations will be in airbnb's. The countryside is lovely in France and I saw people already pruning in the vineyards today. So this is where all the beautiful men have been hiding! It is stunning here. A huge pone add along the Garonne river where people were enjoying the 21 degrees temperature. Biking, walking, running, rollerblading and drinking wine in the brasseries. Went for a walk in the evening and it was even more beautiful. Men with baguettes, wine and flowers-Valentines Day. Drank some wine with Shui a Japanese restauranteur in the hostel last night as he was looking to import wines for his restaurant. Can't wait for the grand tour in the sunshine.Read more


    Bordeaux- on my walk along the promenade


    A beautiful soap store


    Notre Dame by night

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  • Day23

    Zwischenstopp. An der Lot. Wo sonst?;)

    May 23, 2019 in France ⋅ ☁️ 22 °C

    Man lernt sich ja immer besser kennen, wenn man 24/7 zusammen ist, wie z.B. dass unausgeschissen keiner entspannt ist. Darum wird täglich nach einem akzeptablen WC gesucht. Dies hat jedoch nichts mit dem Zwischenstopp zu tun. Da haben wir bloss geschlafen. An der Lot halt. War schön 😊Read more

  • Day178


    June 17, 2015 in France ⋅ ☀️ 23 °C

    Gestern: Fuhren wir von Cap de Homy wegen des Regens weg. Wir fuhren nach Clairac, ein mittelalterlichem Städchen Da hatten wir eine schöne Nacht auf dem Camping de la Place.
    Heute: Fuhren wir ihn das Tal La Vallee de La Vezere. Da buchten wir eine neunundzwanzig Km Kayakfahrt für Morgen. Danach gingen wir auf einen schönen,bäuerlichen Campingplatz. Das Tal der Vezere ist ein sehr prähistorisches Tal.Read more

    Zeno du und Rico dürft gar nicht Autofaren.

    Tom Zeno Rico der Hund

    In unserem Team können alle alles


    auch fliegen?????

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  • Day6

    Chateaux Bonaguil and Gavaudun

    October 25, 2018 in France ⋅ 🌙 10 °C

    Our last full day in France and we had some sights that we hadn't yet fit in. This morning we headed off to Chateau de Bonaguil, not too far away. It was built as a small fort in the 1200's on top of a chunk of rock. It was added to extensively in the 1400'S and became a real fortress. In the 1700's it was modified again to be a home for Marguerite de Fumel. The French Revolution occurred and a law required that the towers of castles must be levelled to the height of the main buildings. The place was sacked and that is what the condition is today. Even with all that it is very impressive, perched high on a cliff overlooking the valley. We spent some time there and then had lunch below in the village. Their speciality was a meat and potato dish flamed at your table. Another night to have a chacouterie tray for dinner after a heavy lunch.
    Our second stop was in the village of Gavaudun, just down the road. We visited a church there built in the 1100's and in good repair. People were working in the graveyard on upkeep. The tombs had a family name but no dates or individual names. We visited an old fort at the village, again on top of a huge chunk of rock. No attacker was getting up those walls. Very little is still there except the keep, but you can see where the different parts were. I was dizzy just looking down from the first level, even before going up in the keep.
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    Judy Charette

    So much history & so long ago!

    Lin Brooke

    What great pictures! The ones of Athens are beautiful (and familiar!) and took me back there. Loved the pics of France! Looks like you have had a marvellous trip! Glad you are safely home!

  • Day163

    Sur un parking Lidl

    November 1, 2016 in France ⋅ 🌙 16 °C

    Pour notre première nuit c'est pas top, mais nous n'avons pas trouvé de lieu sympa pour stationner, quand nous avons vu LIDL et que nous devons faire les courses demain, alors inutile d'aller plus loin pour le moment nous passerons la nuit ici...Read more

    Lionel Colling . Oui, pas le top, mais près du magasin pour les courses du mercredi. Dans la région il y a beaucoup d'arbres, vous allez trouver de supers endroits je pense. Bonne route et à bientôt. Bisous a tous les trois

  • Day14

    J+12 Voie verte le long de la Garonne

    August 30, 2016 in France ⋅ ⛅ 27 °C

    60km de vélo en grande partie sur les chemins de halage... tout droit, tout plat, pas de voiture, a l'ombre des platanes, sympa!

    A chacun son Tour

    A Agen, ils ont fait un pont pour faire passer un canal au-dessus du fleuve!

    A chacun son Tour

    Coquillettes cassoulet! Ça y est je commence à enlever le jaune aux oeufs dur...

    A chacun son Tour

    J'en avais marre de crever... mesdames, messieurs, je suis dorénavant équipé en chambre à air Michelin "increvable" !!

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You might also know this place by the following names:

Département du Lot-et-Garonne, Departement du Lot-et-Garonne, Lot-et-Garonne, Lot y Garona, Olt-et-Garona