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Jun 11, 2010 - Then off to Sarlat
On Thursday, we boarded the TGV high speed train to Bordeaux and transferred to a regular train for the remaining trip to Sarlat. Unfortunately, the TGV had to stop several times (albeit briefly) because of signal problems, but this was enough to exceed our 19 minute window for the transfer, so we had to wait 2 hours for the next train. That meant arriving around 7:00 pm instead of the late afternoon. We set off on Friday morning, picked up cheese and French bread, and visited the feudal castle at Baynac. Very impressive indeed! Tomorrow...Jump to full entry
Jun 3, 2010 - gods conspire against us in Bordeaux...
You know those weeks where everything that can go wrong will go wrong? Welcome to our week! We’re coming to the end of our week in South West France, and we’re actually ready to move on, having abandoned our plan of a Bordeaux farm house. But I rush ahead! Let me start at the beginning... Last Saturday we hopped into our 2 door Renault complete with 2 backpacks, 4 day packs and numerous shopping bags, and headed west. Trip took us 7 hours of expert map reading, not bad driving and around 30 euro in toll fees (a bit of a shock to us Kiwis,...Jump to full entry