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Take it away, Wikipedia.

I didn’t plan on going there because of that (extremely appealing) description. That the opening paragraph contained “Cantalians”, “cheese”, “most sparsely populated and geographically isolated”, and “farthest removed from a major motorway” was sweet icing on the cake; that is, if the cake is a 6 hour drive from Paris next to grumpy Parisian on the eve of New Year’s Eve. 430 more words

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On your knees in Rocamadour

Rocamadour, in south-west France, became famous in mediaeval times as a place of pilgrimage, and an important stop on the pilgrimage path to Santiago de Compostela in Spain (the Camino de Santiago, or St James’ Way). 73 more words


From the South back to the North

Day 17

Carcassonne is a fortified city that lies on top of a hill. There are more than 50 fortified towers around the city. It is situated along the old driveway that used to connect the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. 506 more words



So off we go to Rocamadour, a little over an hour north east of Prayssac.
A spectacularly situated village clinging to the side of a steep gorge. 247 more words

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