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A gallery of very old masters

Sharon and Tina started making a list of all the things to do in the Lot, and high on it, was to see the prehistoric paintings in the caves so plentiful in this area. With the day looking a bit … Continue reading

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Cordes under the sky…

One day, with the sky strobing from bright sunlight to threatening showers every five minutes, we decided to go to Toulouse-Lautrec’s museum in Albi. Stunning countryside with sunflowers on their summer rampage, and on the way we came upon Cordes-sur-Ciel … Continue reading

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Bike riding around the Lot

Within the first few days Sharon and I were off on a bike ride along the Lot River. Absolutely gorgeous scenery and so quiet. We even happened upon a field of sunflowers which I’d been dying to see. (As the … Continue reading

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Summer evening fête at Prayssac

Interspersed with leisurely days of swanning around and in the pool, we also went to market days at Prayssac (no, not Prozac), a small town ten minutes’ drive away. The markets there were bigger than the one at our nearby … Continue reading

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Shearing and swanning…

A couple of days after we arrived it happened to be Victor’s shearing day. Each llama has a turn on alternative years. Diny was the llama ‘hairdresser’ of the family so set about giving him his haircut with Louis nervously … Continue reading

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