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Rocamadour Rockedoursocks

I am beginning to think that trains, travel and I just don’t mix well. This weekend we decided that we would explore a bit and go see some more of the area, but with it being a Saturday in France the buses weren’t running so we had to find somewhere accessible by train. 959 more words


Day 9: Lacave to Souillac, then a train to Toulouse

This was the first day we really stopped being pilgrims. The Chemin de Saint Jacques splits in Figeac, with the main route running southwest through the lowlands, but there is an alternate route up through Gramat and the holy city of Rocamadour. 255 more words


Day 8: Lacave to Rocamadour and back again

Today we took a much desired break from cycling. We left our bikes at the bed and breakfast, and took our host’s advice on a walking trail into Rocamadour. 281 more words


Day 7: Conques to Figeac, then train to Rocamadour, biking to Lacave

On the road again. Now that we were down in the valley and away from the wild Gorges du Lot, the scenery became a little tamer, mostly cornfields, orchards and deciduous woodlands between villages. 445 more words