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The Dordogne - A trip down memory lane

The source of the River Dordogne lies somewhere in the Monts Dore, close to the cheese making town of St Nectaire. It flows for 483 kilometres until it joins the Garonne River just north of Bordeaux, the two rivers merging to become the Gironde Estuary which spills into the Atlantic Ocean. 1,127 more words

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Depth

Sitting behind my hubby in the microlight I look straight down at the village of Rocamadour. The buildings rise in stages up the side of a cliff on the right bank of the Alzou river which runs between rock walls 120metres in height. 23 more words


La Dordogne, sober...

A few weeks ago, I just came back from Toulouse where I’ve experienced my Erasmus student life, which was great! On our way back to Belgium, we visited several beautiful places like Rocamadour and Martel. 38 more words


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