Day 10 of Travel in France dawned a fine day and so we drove into the hills to walk around the village of Pradeleix using the GR40 and then the PR29.
For the first week of Travel in France we hired a Gîte de France which was in an idyllic setting and very comfortable. It was excellent value for money, and the owner had even baked a gateau aux pommes! As we … Continued
After the walk around Chauzeix there was plenty of time to explore our local town, Corrèze, a small fortified town established in 9C and named after the river just below the town. This was also a stop on one of the … Continued
Travel in France, Day 6, started in a leisurely way with coffee and bread in bed, and the end of The Skull Mantra by Eliot Pattison – riveting – and the first of several of his books for the holiday. It … Continued
The morning walk had been quite modest, it was a beautiful day, and so we set off to explore the Plateau de Millevaches. I expected to see lots of cows – well, my French is pretty basic – but other translations suggest an empty area, … Continued
I enjoy walking and there was a lot of walking planned for the next few weeks! Day 5 of ‘Travel in France’, Sunday, was an idyllic day, starting with good coffee and excellent croissant enjoyed in bed with a book until 11.00am. … Continued
On the road again! Day 4 in France was travelling from Clermont-Ferrand, through part of the Auvergne to see the church at Orcival, and then on to Corrèze. There was a last look at Clermont-Ferrand from the heights above the town, but … Continued