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Apr 21, 2018 - Croissants, Châteaux, Chevaux et un Grotte

Today was filled with lots of adventure after starting the morning with a few croissants. We drove about 45 minutes to Hautefort to tour the Château and it's beautiful grounds. Parts of the building burned at various times and were renovated, in some cases with reproductions, but the history of the place through it's various generations of owners remains intact. It is on a hill with the most beautiful views 360 degrees all around. And the gardens are some of the most beautiful I have seen. After we toured we walked down into the medieval...

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Apr 20, 2018 - Going to the Country

This morning found me at the Gare d’Austerlitz at 6:30am waiting for a 7:30am train to Limoges. We departed and arrived on time and I enjoyed the scenic French countryside while I read Katharine Graham’s “Personal History.” Three hours and 20 minutes later I met Betty and Pierre on the platform. And 45 minutes later we were home in Les Pouleries. We had a wonderful lunch and enough wine that we all had short naps before we left the house to visit their friends Daniel and Marie-Helene who have a family farm about 20 minutes away. I got a...

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