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La Vezere via Mont St Michel

After Bayeux we drove across the Cherbourg peninsula to Camping aux Pommiers, a campsite close to the historic Abbey at Mont St Michel. This pleasant site is in Beauvoir, about 4 km from the Mont. There is a good cycle

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Posted in - France, 2013 Spring, 2014 Autumn, Bayeux, Limousin, Lower Normandy, Mont Saint Michel, Uzerche

Arles… I am in the naughty corner

Van Gogh

We left Saintes Maries de la Mer and headed inland to Arles, driving a scenic route through the Camargue. The plan had been to stay at Camping Le City in Arles, handily close to the centre, but it was firmly

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Posted in - France, 2014 Spring, Arles, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur


We drove North to the Dordogne, on Thursday. This is Rocamadour, an amazing village and church built in to the side of a limestone gorge in the Eastern Dordogne. We parked Mavis at the top of the gorge, close to

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Posted in - France, 2013 Autumn, Midi-Pyrénées, Rocamadour

Colin’s thoughts on Domme.

(Colin: “Oh No! Not another Bastide town to walk round”).   We parked at La Perpetuum, a campsite on the banks of the Dordogne about 2km from Domme, in the sunshine. Domme is an old fortified medieval town, or Bastide,

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Posted in - France, 2013 Autumn, Aquitaine, Domme

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